Outgoing UMaine President Names his Choice of Replacement

Updated 3 years ago

Chancellor Richard Pattenaude is announcing his recommendation for the next president at the University of Maine.Pattenaude will make his recommendation Monday at the University of Maine System board of trustees meeting Augusta. The board will consider and vote on the choice Monday afternoon.The four finalists for the position at the university system’s flagship campus are Donald Farish, president at Rowan University in New Jersey: Paul Ferguson, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Southern Illinois University: Daniel Julius, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Alaska System of Higher Education: and James Page, CEO of James W. Sewall Co. in Maine.The new president will succeed Robert Kennedy, who is stepping down in June.(Associated Press)


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