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UMS Trustees Approve Cybersecurity Degree

UMS Trustees Approve Cybersecurity Degree

| May 19, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The University of Maine System has approved creation of a cybersecurity program. Trustees on Monday said the four-year bachelor of science in cybersecurity will feature coursework in computer science, communications and ethics. It’s being made available in partnership with the University of Maine, University of Southern Maine and Fort Kent and […]

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UMaine Consolidation

UMaine Consolidation

| January 26, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The chancellor of the University of Maine system is launching a campaign to streamline its seven-campus system by consolidating administrative functions. The Portland Press Herald reports Chancellor James Page told the board of trustees Monday in Bangor that the streamlining will maintain all seven campuses and their presidents. Page says consolidating […]

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UMaine-led Offshore Wind Project Loses Key Grant

UMaine-led Offshore Wind Project Loses Key Grant

| May 7, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A University of Maine-led offshore wind pilot project has failed to a win a key $47 million grant from the federal government. The Department of Energy said Wednesday that the Maine Aqua Ventus project was selected as an alternate and could resubmit later if one of the winners falls short of […]

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UMaine Cuts

UMaine Cuts

| March 28, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The University of Maine will cut about $10 million from its annual budget and lay off about seven non-faculty employees. Officials said Friday that the cuts will not result in layoffs of any faculty members or the elimination of any academic programs. The Portland Press Herald reports the school will find […]

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UMaine Cuts

UMaine Cuts

| March 7, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The University of Maine System will cut up to 165 jobs in the coming year and the number could grow because of additional cuts that are under consideration, Chancellor James Page told state lawmakers Friday. The university system is already facing a $36 million shortfall but another $9 million could be […]

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