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Murphy Named Interim President of UMFK

Murphy Named Interim President of UMFK

| July 2, 2015

The saying out with the old and in with the new doesn’t apply to the president’s position at UMFK. John Murphy will be taking over for the retiring Wilson Hess as president of the university, an interim role he’s been in before. “Well the previous two times were very short and it was just a […]

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UMaine System freezes in-state tuition for fourth consecutive year

UMaine System freezes in-state tuition for fourth consecutive year

| May 19, 2015

“I was relieved, definitely,” said UMPI student Emma Ruff. Ruff pays for a good chunk of her University of Maine at Presque Isle tuition out of pocket. And so when she heard that for the fourth year in a row the University of Maine System trustees voted to freeze in-state tuition for its universities, it […]

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UMFK President Hess will miss Fort Kent community, students sad to see him retire

UMFK President Hess will miss Fort Kent community, students sad to see him retire

| May 7, 2015

Ask president Wilson Hess what makes him proud of the University Maine at of Fort Kent…and he’ll give you a long list. That list would include a strong athletics program and a growing enrollment. But ask him what makes it special, and he’ll say the people. And that’s why his decision to retire wasn’t an […]

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UMFK President to Retire

UMFK President to Retire

| May 5, 2015

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) – The president of the University of Maine at Fort Kent says he will retire in September after five years of service. Wilson Hess served as the 10th president in the history of northernmost campus in the University of Maine System. University officials said the Fort Kent campus has led Maine […]

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Local Nepal Natives React to the Earthquake

Local Nepal Natives React to the Earthquake

| May 1, 2015

Aroostook County, Me – “It is painful, It is a huge disaster and I don’t think that my country was ready for the amount of damage that was caused in this quake,” UMFK Professor Krishna Kahple is describing how he feels about the devastating earthquake that hit his home country of Nepal. Over 6,000 people have been confirmed […]

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