U. of Maine Affirms Planned Cuts

May 5, 2010

The president of the University of Maine, Robert Kennedy, announced Tuesday that the university is accepting the controversial recommendations of a panel that identified ways for the Orono institution to save money and refocus on key areas. Among the changes: the elimination of the public administration department, the suspension of majors in German, Latin, theater and women's studies. and a range of other consolidations. The plan will preserve some instruction in some of the areas that will no longer have majors.

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