President’s Messages

Maine Memo — March 25

Dear members of the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias communities, On this, our first day of classes following spring break, I want to welcome you to the second half of the semester. And I want to thank you. Across the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias campuses, and […]

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Community message to alumni, partners and friends, March 20

Dear University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias alumni, supporters, Board of Visitors members, friends, and family, In the midst of this terrible pandemic that is affecting all of us, I know that many of you are following what is happening at the University of Maine and our regional campus at Machias. We […]

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Informal virtual town hall — March 19

President Joan Ferrini-Mundy led an informal virtual town hall March 19. In the live broadcast, she reviewed information updates related to teaching and research at the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias during the coronavirus pandemic. She also answered questions received in recent days. Joining President Ferrini-Mundy were Interim Provost Faye Gilbert, […]

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Maine Memo — March 18

Dear members of the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias communities, I hope you are staying healthy, managing well, and getting and providing support during these uncertain and rapidly changing times. Thank you for your continued flexibility and efforts. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation, patience and courage. Circumstances and situations are constantly evolving, […]

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UMaine/UMM community update — March 16

To all in our University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias communities: With the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation affecting all of us, I want to take this opportunity to thank our students, faculty and staff, and all in our communities for your understanding, flexibility and responsiveness. We are facing an unprecedented public health […]

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Message to students — March 12

Dear Students, We realize that moving courses online for the second half of the semester has been disappointing and disruptive for you. We share your disappointment. We know that in addition to your courses, you have cherished friends here, as well as favorite clubs and activities. You are a large part of what makes UMaine […]

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UMaine/UMM community health update — March 12

We understand that the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic is necessitating constant decisions and revisions of plans as we seek to ensure that our community is safe, and that we do our important part in averting the spread of this virus. I appreciate the flexibility, creativity and efforts at communication in which all of us […]

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UMaine/UMM community health update — March 11

Dear colleagues, students and community members at the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias: Today, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic, prompting the University of Maine System to transition to remote instruction for classes on all campuses for the remainder of the semester, effective March 23. At the […]

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UMaine and UMM community health update — March 10

Dear colleagues, students and community members at the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias: We are paying close attention to state, national and international updates on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and we want to inform you of decisions made by the University of Maine System. As of March 10, 2020, there is […]

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UMaine and UMM community health update — March 2

Greetings: While there are no cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) reported in Maine at this time, we hope all members of the University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias communities have read the Feb. 28 communication from Chancellor Dan Malloy regarding monitoring and preparations underway at the state’s public universities for responding to the […]

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