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Jun 08, 2022
Maine started a temporary free college program to entice high school graduates affected by the pandemic to enroll in community colleges.

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June 8, 2022
Maine started a temporary free college program to entice high school graduates affected by the pandemic to enroll in community colleges.
May 22, 2020
COVID-19 has exacerbated the pressures on state institutions. James Page offers four ways university systems can sustain vulnerable institutions.
July 29, 2016
Why would a faculty member return to the institution that laid her off after 12 years of stellar service, amid broad retrenchment and program cuts? For the U of Southern Maine's new provost, it came down to institutional loyalty and a new president.
May 6, 2015
U of Maine System wants to end campus-by-campus accreditation. Would local needs and faculty voice be lost?
February 14, 2014
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is moving away from grades to competency-style education for all of its academic programs, with an announcement that both drew praise and raised questions.
October 3, 2013
U. of Southern Maine is latest institution to consider closing its physics department. Are there disciplines whose lack of popularity with the masses shouldn't doom them?
February 15, 2012
Colby College won't describe details of sexual misconduct charges that led 15 students to be suspended or withdraw, but some see overdue discussions taking place on campus.
September 27, 2010
Maine's community college system creates a statewide foundation to garner private donations; it has already raised more than $6 million.
November 4, 2009
Voters in Texas back expansion of research universities, while tax measures that higher ed opposed fail in Maine and Washington.
August 6, 2009
The University of Maine System wants stimulus money to expand its broadband network, angering a telecommunications company.

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