PhD in Public Policy

Glenn Cummings


Office Location

Office of the President, 120 Masterton, Portland, Maine 04104


(207) 780-4480

Academic Degrees

  • Ed.D.


Dr. Glenn Cummings began his academic career in Gorham, ME as a high school history teacher and department head. He served as a faculty member at the Southern ME Community College and was a long-serving member of the USM faculty, most recently as an assistant professor of Educational Leadership, teaching in the masters and doctoral degree programs.

Dr. Cummings is currently serving as President of the University of Southern Maine. Prior to becoming USM President, he served as Interim President of the University of Maine at Augusta.

Dr. Cummings obtained his Doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania. He previously earned a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Brown University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Wesleyan University.

For more information on Dr. Cummings' background, visit the Office of President website.