Office of the Provost


USM partners with community to help small businesses navigate COVID-19

The University of Southern Maine is working to support community efforts to help small business owners navigate many of COVID-19’s challenges — from advising small business owners on how to apply for aid money to helping them navigate today’s quickly changing rules and regulations. And the help is free.
The USM Update taping December 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' December 2019

In the final 2019 episode of "The USM Update,” USM President Glenn Cummings talks with guests about programming for student veterans, experiential learning partnerships and students in the arts.
The USM Update taping October 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' October 2019

In the October 2019 episode of "The USM Update," USM President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from a variety of disciplines to highlight the university's commitments to diversity, research and workforce development.
Abromson Center

USM announces progress on Institutional Goal 10: equity and justice

USM President Glen Cummings has announced that progress is quickly being made on the recently-announced 10th university goal on equity and justice.
Gerald Talbot and USM President Glenn Cummings

USM honors Gerald Talbot, Maine’s first African-American legislator, with Talbot Fellow 

The University of Southern Maine honored the extraordinary life and work of Gerald E. Talbot, Maine’s first African-American legislator, with the creation of a new teaching fellow, who is examining race in Maine.
Chancellor-designate Dannel P. Malloy

Former Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy to lead University of Maine System

The University of Maine System Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint former Connecticut governor Dannel P. Malloy the next Chancellor of the University of Maine System.
USM Update taping May 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' May 2019

In the Season 3 finale of "The USM Update," USM Provost Jeannine Uzzi welcomes guests from across the university to discuss new studies and a new degree in Leadership, excellence in athletics and, with some of our graduating students, life during and after their time at USM.
Taping "The USM Update" April 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' April 2019

In the April episode of "The USM Update," University of Southern Maine (USM) Provost Jeannine Diddle Uzzi steps in for President Glenn Cummings and welcomes guests to talk about scholarships, graduate programs that put students to work and the many opportunities for students to study languages at USM.
Students studying in Wishcamper Center

USM to offer new undergraduate degree in Public Health

The University of Southern Maine (USM) will launch a new baccalaureate Public Health program in the fall of 2019, building on the nationally renowned and accredited Master's in Public Health program at USM's Muskie School of Public Service.
USM Update taping February 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' February 2019

The February 2019 episode of "The USM Update" again highlights the many achievements of our students and faculty in and out of the classroom. On this episode: how athletics and academics intersect, changes in the works at USM and how one master's program is shaping Maine and national literature.