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Chancellor Page and President Flanagan talk about the challenges in higher education and the impact at USM.
President Flanagan on WMPG.
"We know USM’s budget gap cannot be closed without changes in our academic programs and reductions of some faculty and staff. We will be working to not merely balance the budget but also to make the university more attractive to students, more engaged in the community and more secure in its financial future."
USM President David Flanagan provided a University update at the traditional opening breakfast at Corporate Partners.
President Flanagan presents at USM's Annual Opening Breakfast
As part of our opening day we are hosting a Back to Class Telethon in our student success center where staff, faculty and students will be reaching out to our unenrolled students to provide assistance and encouragement. With your help we will start identifying barriers and making plans now to get these learners back to class and on their way to achieving their goals in January.
Richard Barringer, Chair of the Metropolitan University Steering Group (MUSG), submitted an interim report to President Flanagan to be shared with the entire USM community.
The new President’s Council is comprised of highly talented and competent professionals who are committed to the hard work of transforming USM to ensure its future for the people of Maine.
President David Flanagan talks about the challenges facing USM on WCSH6 207.
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Dr. Kesselman is USM's 13th President

We are excited to welcome Dr. Harvey Kesselman, Ed.D. as USM's 13th President. Dr. Kesselman earned his Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from Widener University and was previously the Provost and Executive Vice President at Stockton University in New Jersey.

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