Grace Garland

Grace Garland serves as Project Director for UMS TRANSFORMS, the historic $240 million commitment the Harold Alfond Foundation has made to Maine and its public universities. She returned to Maine in 2012 as the Director of Corporate and Foundations Relations at Bowdoin College. Prior to that, she worked for 15 years at the University of Oxford in the UK in both research and academic administration, including as Head of Research Services for the Medical Science Division and Senior Tutor at Merton College Oxford. She holds an A.B. in English from Bowdoin College and an M.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. She lives in Cumberland Foreside with her husband Tim and their daughter Elizabeth.