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    • UMS Trustees Requesting State Help to Offset Increased Fuel Costs
    • UMS Trustees to Meet December 4-5 at New Operations Center in Downtown Bangor
    • UMS Enrollment Exceeds 34,000 Students
    • UMS Chancellor and Presidents to Sign Employer Statements of Support for Guard and Reserve
    • UMS Building Officially Opens on October 12
    • UMS Trustees Receive Updates on Strategic Planning Progress
    • University of Maine System Trustees to Meet September 25-26 in Farmington
    • University System Offers Assistance to Students Affected by Hurricane Katrina
    • Westphal Names Huggins to Two-Year Term as President of UM-Machias
    • University System Trustees Approve Budget for New Fiscal Year
    • University System Trustees to Meet June 5-6 in Fort Kent
    • Burgher Named New President of UM-Presque Isle (PDF – 17 KB)
    • Westphal Appoints Richard Randall as Interim President of UM-Augusta
    • University System Pledges to Help Reverse Base Closings
    • Chancellor Westphal Statement Regarding Governor’s Task Force
    • Trustees and Westphal Name Kennedy as UMaine’s New President
    • UM Machias Presidential Candidates Set to Visit Campus in April
    • University System Board to Meet in Bangor on April 15
    • University System to Postpone UMA-USM Merger
    • Chancellor Westphal and President Fitzsimmons Sign Guaranteed Admission Agreement
    • University System Trustees Approve Facilities Improvement
    • UMS Issues New Publication on its Service and Value to Maine
    • University System Board Meeting Changed to Monday in Bangor
    • University System Trustees to Meet March 13-14 at the University of Maine at Machias
    • Westphal Appoints Former UMA Provost Richard Randall as Interim Associate Provost
    • Chancellor Westphal Grants One Year Sabbatical to UMA President Lyons
    • Westphal Stresses Need for Public and Private-Sector Commitment to Higher Education
    • Westphal Praises Baldacci’s Bond Package
    • Westphal Says State Funding for University System is Critical to Maine’s Future
    • University Trustees Approve Tourism Program
    • UMS Trustees to Meet January 23-24 in Bangor
    • University of Maine System Appeals to the White House for Increased Support of Higher Education


    • Presidential Search Underway for the University of Maine at Presque Isle
    • University of Maine System Trustees Approve Capital Campaign for USM
    • University of Maine System Trustees to Meet Nov. 14-15 in Lewiston
    • Westphal Promotes Education Partnerships at School Guidance Counselors Annual Conference
    • Maine School Counselor Association and University of Maine System Blaze New Trails in K-16 Education
    • Presidential Searches Underway for the University of Maine and the University of Maine at Machias
    • University System Enrollment Remains Strong
    • University System Faculty Participate in Diversity Conference
    • University System Trustees Approve Strategic Plan
    • University System Trustees to Meet September 19-20 in Orono
    • University of Maine System Presents Revised Strategic Plan
    • Strategic Planning Update
    • University System Trustees Discuss Proposed Strategic Plan
    • Faculty Summit, Strategic Planning Process Among Discussion at University System Board of Trustees Meeting
    • UMaine President Peter Hoff to Resign
    • University Employees Recognized for Service
    • Chancellor Westphal Appoints Acting President for UMPI
    • University System Trustees Approve New Budget
    • 2004 George J. Mitchell Peace Scholars Named
    • Distinguished Speakers Featured at University System Commencements in May (PDF – 114 KB)
    • Maine’s Public Universities Attract Record Total of Funds for Research and Public Service Grants and Contracts
    • Biennium Plan for FY 2004/2005


    • University System Trustees to Seek Funds for $11 Million Need-Based Scholarship Proposal
    • University System and Community College System “Knock Down” Barriers to Higher Education in Hancock County
    • Maine’s Public Universities Set Another Enrollment Record
    • Chancellor Westphal Statement Regarding Bond Approval
    • UMS Chancellor, Trustees Pursuing Ways to Protect Quality
    • UMS Chancellor Seeking Cost-Reductions
    • UMS/MTCS Coordinating Advisory Committee Agreement (PDF – 24 KB)
    • UMS Chancellor Responds to Inaugural Address

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