Welcome to USM PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The University of Southern Maine's primary mission is to offer programs that meet the highest academic standards while enhancing the regions' quality of life and economic stability. The Office of Public Affairs supports that mission through communications that help make internal and external audiences more aware of the programs and services offered to the community.

News & Events

If you bring your phone to the dinner table you may miss something.
Christopher Quint
Christopher G. Quint assumed the position of Executive Director of Public Affairs this fall.
Elizabeth Arden's spa, Maine Chance
Don't miss Lisa Walker's lecture on Elizabeth Arden's spa, Maine Chance, which operated from 1934-1970.

USM Experts

Lynne Miller is interviewed about higher education

The Office of Public Affairs is always ready to help the media find USM faculty and staff to provide expert commentary for news stories. 

To arrange for interviews, please contact the Office of Public Affairs at 207-780-4200.

Coming online soon: USM's Speaker Directory