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Chancellor Malloy Thanks Governor Mills for Preserving State Funding

ORONO – University of Maine System Chancellor Dannel Malloy issued the following statement today regarding Governor Mills’ FY22-23 biennial budget proposal that preserves future funding for education, research and economic development at Maine’s public universities at pre- curtailment current fiscal … Read More

Networkmaine, MDOE Upgrading 301 PreK-12 Schools to Gigabit Speeds

Pandemic exposes growing need to improve broadband connectivity for remote learningORONO, MAINE (Dec. 30, 2020) – Networkmaine, a unit of the University of Maine System responsible for the design and operation of Maine’s research and education network (MaineREN) that delivers … Read More

UMaine Athletics pauses winter team activities

Positive test results and close contacts among players, coaches and?staff lead to decision to pause UMaine Athletics through at least Dec. 8. Orono, Maine — President Joan Ferrini-Mundy, in consultation with the University of Maine System and other campus leaders, … Read More

UMaine Men’s Ice Hockey Alters Opening Weekend

The UMaine Men’s Ice Hockey series against UMass will no longer be played this weekend.?Maine will now play its opening series next weekend at UConn on Friday, Nov. 27.The University of Maine women’s ice hockey season opening series at Holy … Read More

Wastewater Monitoring Confirms University COVID-19 Expectations

Tests for SARS-CoV-2 remain negative in weekly wastewater samples at UMaine, UMFK, and the Gorham campus of USM Orono, Maine — The University of Maine System’s multi-faceted approach to identifying COVID-19 infection and limiting spread on university campuses and in … Read More

University System Targets Prohibited Student Parties

Attending or hosting functions or social gatherings that exceed state group-size limitations may be deemed a violation of the University of Maine System Student Conduct Code for endangering public health and safety, disciplinary action may include suspension or dismissalOrono, Maine … Read More

UMaine System Commits to Employee Income, Benefit Stability

University System aims to avoid involuntary layoffs and sustain employee benefit coverage through June 30th end of our fiscal year while supporting employees addressing personal or family health and childcare needs Orono, Maine — The University of Maine System announced … Read More

Study-From-Car Hotspots Offered to Maine Local Schools

University of Maine System’s NetworkMaine offering to enable “Guest” Wi-Fi networks for 140 local schools creating parking lot-based hotspots to facilitate online learning Orono, Maine — The University of Maine System’s NetworkMaine is offering to enable “Guest” Wi-Fi networks for … Read More

University of Maine System Planning for Continuity of Instruction

Chancellor Malloy, Presidents develop action steps for coronavirus preparations Orono, Maine — UMS Chancellor Dannel Malloy and the presidents of Maine’s public universities have developed a set of action steps for coronavirus preparations that have been shared with the university … Read More

University Prepares New Student Activation and Mobilization Policy

New policy to cover academic accommodations, rebates, re-admission, and a family university housing guarantee for spouse and dependents of mobilized or activated students. Augusta, Maine:??The University of Maine System announced today that it is finalizing a new Student Military and … Read More

Thousands Heading Back to School With Early College

Still Time To Apply and join thousands of Maine high school students making Early College a part of their back-to-school plans Maine students and their families have one week left to explore and apply for?Early College Courses at all seven … Read More

Chancellor Malloy Starts Second Week With UMF Visit

Farmington, Maine — University of Maine System Chancellor Dan Malloy will be visiting the University of Maine at Farmington today to tour the campus and to meet with members of the university community and stakeholders.? Chancellor Malloy visited UMFK and … Read More

Universities Engage with Maine Employers at HR Convention

Maine Employers: ?Connect Now for Fall Hiring Events at Maine’s Universities System Board Chair to HR Convention: ?University’s first strategic priority is workforce engagement to build stronger connections to Maine employment for current students and to lift career aspirations of … Read More

UMPI Progress Commended In Chancellor Page’s Campus Visit

Workforce-focused academic innovation, affordability, early college, and collaboration are highlighted as Chancellor conducts his last campus town hall in Aroostook County/em> Free standard tuition and fee attendance provided for 212 Maine students seeking an undergraduate degree at the University of … Read More

Free Tuition and Fee Attendance For 4,077 Maine Students

Grants and scholarships cover tuition and fees for 24.4% of Maine residents,??investments in financial aid reduce student debt per-credit-hour-awarded?and produce a financial aid savings of $9,324 for a 4-year degree Student leaders express support and appreciation for proposed higher education … Read More

Chancellor Page’s 2019 State of the University System Address

CHANCELLOR JAMES H. PAGE REPORT TO THE 129TH LEGISLATURE 14 MARCH 2019 President Jackson, Speaker Gideon, honorable members of the 129th Legislature, President Daigler, President Brennan, distinguished guests and friends: On behalf of the Board of Trustees, Boards of Visitors, … Read More

University of Maine at Fort Kent President Short to Retire

Chancellor Page to discuss plans for transitional leadership with campus and community stakeholders, announcement of interim president for UMFK to occur before graduation Fort Kent, Maine — University of Maine at Fort Kent President John Short announced today his plans … Read More