UMS TRUSTEES TO MEET IN BANGOR ON JULY 9 | Schools

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UMS TRUSTEES TO MEET IN BANGOR ON JULY 9
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The Board of Trustees of the University of Maine System will meet at the System Office headquarters in downtown Bangor on Monday, July 9.   The all-day series of committee meetings and the official Board meeting will be held in the Rudman Board Room on the third floor of the 16 Central Street facility in Bangor.

Several items will be reviewed and considered by Trustees, including:
·         The approval of the University of Maine’s new strategic plan, the “Blue Sky Project: Reaffirming Public Education at Maine’s Flagship University;”
·         The appointment of Richard Cost as President Emeritus at the University of Maine at Fort Kent;
·         The approval of a new mission statement for the University of Maine at Machias.

Trustees will also receive updates on capital projects, energy and sustainability issues, and a progress report on the implementation of the recommendations from the Employee Health Plan Task Force.

The complete agenda for the July UMS Board of Trustees meeting may be viewed at: http://www.maine.edu/pdf/committeescheduleandagendaBOTmtgJuly92012.pdf

Established in 1968, the University of Maine System is the state’s largest educational enterprise. It has an annual enrollment of more than 40,000 students and serves over 500,000 individuals annually through educational and cultural offerings. Two-thirds of its alumni—approximately 120,000 people—live in Maine. The University of Maine System features seven universities—some with multiple campuses—located across the state, as well as nine University College outreach centers, a law school, and an additional 75 interactive distance learning sites. For more information, visit www.maine.edu.

All Board meetings are open to the public. Persons with disabilities who need accommodations to attend should call Chip Gavin, director of facilities management and general services, at 973‐3335 (voice) or 973‐3262 (TDD/TDY) or by e‐mail at chip.gavin@maine.edu.

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