Office of the President


Dr. Glenn Cummings, University of Southern Maine PresidentAs you explore USM, you will discover an institution characterized by energy, enthusiasm, and innovation, an institution at the heart of its community and dedicated to transforming lives.

USM's distinguished researchers and talented faculty are deeply committed to providing students with exceptional educational experiences. Engaged faculty and staff are at the center of this exciting University, and I invite you to spend some time exploring the courses and degree programs offered.

USM is also a place where student life is vibrant. You can join an academic, political, or social club; participate in varied athletic opportunities; or sample the rich cultural and artistic campus offerings. Let us know how we can help you learn more about the University or navigate campus life. Let us guide you through the admission process and provide answers to financial aid questions, connect you with a faculty member whose interests mesh with yours, direct you to an academic advisor who can assist you in course selection, or put you in touch with a career counselor who can provide a roadmap for possible employment options. Are you interested in student leadership opportunities? Would you like to study abroad? USM is filled with opportunities ready to be tapped and people poised to help you realize your dreams.

Visit USM and judge for yourself why this University is one of southern Maine's most valuable resources.

- Dr. Glenn Cummings