First Day for New President at UMaine 

It’s the first day on the job for Dr. Paul Ferguson at the University of Maine in Orono.Ferguson is the new president of the University.Previously, he was Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at Southern Illinois University.Ferguson says he’s excited to get started. ” Getting to know a lot of people, talking to a lot of people and hopefully put together a really good, strong strategic plan and directions by the end of the summer,” said Dr. Paul Ferguson. He is taking over for Robert Kennedy, who served as president since 2005.