The University of Maine at Farmington’s mission is to prepare students for engaged citizenship, enriching professional careers, and an enduring love of learning.

For 155 years, UMF has advanced its regional and national reputation as an affordable, student-centered community.

A search for the 15th President of the University of Maine at Farmington was launched by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees in November 2018.

The next president will possess a collaborative approach to leadership with local stakeholders, with University of Maine System (UMS) institutions, and with the UMS Chancellor’s office and leadership team; a commitment to identifying and celebrating the exceptional contributions of faculty, staff, and students while motivating individuals and groups to strive for a better future; understanding of the region’s evolving demographics and workforce needs along with ideas for navigating these trends successfully; the ability to lead and manage an organization through a time of cultural change; a commitment to the combined and transformative power of the liberal arts, professional education, and graduate education, as well as to the University’s mission of providing students with an academically challenging and intellectually vibrant environment; and an appreciation for the University’s distinctive, rural location in Western Maine.

UMF Presidential Prospectus (pdf)