Noel K. Gallagher

Noel K. Gallagher

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April 14, 2014

Bowdoin College president says he’ll leave in 2015

Barry Mills will step down next year to pursue another ‘professional challenge.’

April 11, 2014

USM president reverses faculty layoffs

Theodora Kalikow says she is open to alternative plans for cutting the budget and will still eliminate about 35 staff positions.

April 11, 2014

USM’s Faculty Senate comes up with alternate plan to cut costs

The proposal includes a moratorium on using consultants, consolidating departments and campuses, and making the president, deans and provost teach classes.

April 10, 2014

USM protesters rally in Portland to reject cuts, layoffs

About 200 people gathered to oppose proposed cuts and demand their right to public higher education.

April 8, 2014

Portland schools save on health care but budget still goes up

Health costs drop $500,000. The budget is 3.6 percent higher.

April 7, 2014

UMaine law school cuts three library positions

The cuts come in response to a $36 million funding shortfall in the University of Maine System.

April 6, 2014

Faculty cutbacks mobilize USM student movement

USM student organizers have kept up a relentless drumbeat of protests unlike anything in recent memory.

April 2, 2014

Portland leaders voice support for USM, but stop short of denouncing cuts

Mayor Brennan and others say they want to help maintain USM’s ties to the community, and support a long-lasting, ‘robust’ university.

March 31, 2014

Portland sixth-graders to watch film, participate in international project

‘I Am Eleven’ is part of the Portland Children’s Film Festival and includes interviews with 11-year-olds in 15 countries.

March 28, 2014

USM restores recreation and leisure studies program

The major had been one of four academic programs due to be eliminated as part of systemwide budget cuts.