The University of Maine System Board of Trustees named James H. Page as the system’s next chancellor.
Page, a 59-year-old Maine native. is principal and CEO of the James W. Sewall Co., in Old Town, Maine, and an adjunct professor in UMaine’s Department of Philosophy. Sewall Co. provides consulting in the areas of energy, infrastructure and natural resources.
Page holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Maine at Fort Kent, a master’s in philosophy from St. Andrews University in Scotland and a doctorate from MIT.
He will begin work at the system on March 20, succeeding Richard L. Pattenaude who is stepping down, after serving as chancellor since 2007.