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USM plans to cut 50 faculty positions, 2 programs

The University of Southern Maine is planning to cut 50 faculty positions and two academic programs in attempt to reduce its current $16 million budget gap.

UMF awarded $20M college-readiness grant

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the University of Maine at Farmington a $20 million, seven-year grant to help at-risk middle and high school students prepare for and be...

New structure, final job cuts set by EMHS

Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems said Wednesday that it has finalized the new structure for its information systems department as well as employee cuts in an effort to decrease costs by...

UMaine System cuts programs, seeks more funds

The University of Maine System’s board of trustees has voted to slash three academic programs at the University of Southern Maine and seek more state funding.

Brunswick firm finishes $4.5M expansion

Providence Service Corp., a national provider of behavioral health and autism services for children and families, is set to become the largest employer at the former Brunswick naval...

Maine's mix of colleges and universities have created an 'education hub'


Laurie Lachance admits that, until recently, she never expected to end up serving as a college president — though her background provides a unique perspective on what Maine higher...

Good Will-Hinckley's president takes job at UMaine Augusta

Glenn Cummings, president and executive director of Good Will-Hinckley and the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences since 2010, will be leaving that job to become interim president at the...

UMaine System loses fourth president this year

University of Maine at Machias President Cynthia Huggins will become the state university system’s fourth president to step down within the last three months.

$20M grant to establish aquaculture network in Maine

The University of Maine, in partnership with the University of New England and other institutions in Maine, has received a five-year, $20 million National Science Foundation grant to...