University of Maine System Chancellor Richard L. Pattenaude announced that a search committee has identified four finalists to become president of Maine’s flagship public university in Orono after current President Robert Kennedy steps down in June 2011.
The finalists are:
· Donald J. Farish, president of Rowan University in New Jersey;
· Paul W. Ferguson, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs and professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville;
· Daniel J. Julius, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Alaska System of Higher Education and professor at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks; and
· James H. Page, principal and CEO of James W. Sewall Company.
For more about the finalists, visit: www.umaine.edu/presidentsearch/finalists/.