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University Catalog

University Officers and Personnel

UMS Board of Trustees

  • James H. Page, Chancellor
  • Robert G. Hasson, Commissioner of Education
  • James Erwin, Chair
  • Karl W. Turner, Vice Chair
  • Samuel W. Collins
  • Jason Coombs
  • James Donnelly
  • Lisa Marchese Eames
  • Norman L. Fournier
  • Mark R. Gardner
  • M. Michelle Hood
  • Gregory G. Johnson
  • Kelly Martin
  • Shawn Moody
  • Theresea A. Sutton

UMFK Board of Visitors

  • Donald Guimond, President
  • Heather A. Pelletier, Vice President
  • Sue Devoe, Secretary
  • Laura E. Audibert
  • Niklas Berce
  • David Cambridge
  • Douglas G. Cyr
  • Lori-Ann Cyr
  • Gisele A. Dionne
  • Kris Doody, RN
  • Robert D. Dorsey
  • André Léger
  • Melford J. Pelletier
  • Jonathan Roy
  • David Saucier
  • Catherine J. Sevigny
  • Benjamin Sirois
  • Doug Taggett
  • Susan Whitehead
  • Duane Belanger, Student Rep.
  • Tanya Sleeper, Faculty Rep.

ADMINISTRATION 

SHORT, JOHN
President (2016)
B.A., Penn State University, 1970
M.A., SUNY at Albany, 1971
D.A. (Doctor of Arts), Lehigh University, 1977

 

 

GAMMON, STEVEN
Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of the Faculty (2016)
B.A., Bowdoin College, 1982
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Chamgaign, 1989

 

ANAYA, ALYSSA
Senior Human Resources Partner (2014)
B.A. University of Maine, 2006

 

ASHBY, PAMELA
Chief Business Officer (2015)
B.A., University of Maine at Machias, 1989

 

KELLY, LESLIE E.
Associate Dean of Information Services (1993)
B.S.E.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1993
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina, 1997

 

VOISINE, SCOTT A.
Dean of Community Education (1995)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1994
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 2010

 

WATSON-BLAISDELL, KERRI
Director of Marketing and Communication (2017)
B.A., University of Maine at Machias, 2002
M.A., University of Maine, 2012
M.B.A., Husson University, 2017


SALARIED STAFF

ANAYA, ALYSSA
Senior Human Resources Partner (2014)
B.A. University of Maine, 2006

 

ASHBY, WILLIAM E.
Director of Athletics (2006)
B.A., University of Maine at Machias, 1991
M.S., University of Mary, 2001

 

ASHBY, PAMELA
Chief Business Officer (2015)
B.A., University of Maine at Machias, 1989

 

BELANGER, JOSHUA
Campus IT Operations Manager (2007)
A.A., Washington County Community College, 2007

 

BERNSTEIN, AARON B.
Assistant Director of Media Services (2002)

 

BIGGS, THERESA
Assistant Director of Student Activities & Residential Life (2013)
B.A, University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2013

 

BIRDEN, SOFIA L.
Associate Director of the Library (2001)
B.A., University of North Texas, 1987
M.S., University of North Texas, 1997

 

BJERKLIE, JOSEPH R.
Associate Director of Institutional Research (2007)
B.A., University College, Rutgers-Newark, 1987
M.A., Rutgers University, 1990
ABD, Rutgers University

 

BROWN, FLETCHER
Coordinator for Residential Life Programming (2017)
B.A., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2017

 

CAIRNS, JILL M.
Director of Admissions (2003)
B.A., University of Southern Maine, 1999

 

CAPELLA, ELAINE
International Admissions Counselor (2017)
B.A., Oregon State University, 2015

 

CHAMBERLAND, ANNE
Acadian Archives Specialist (2001)

 

CYR, DAVIS
Admissions Counselor (2017)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2014

 

DAIGLE, JESSICA L.
Counselor and Accessibility Coordinator (2017)
B.A., St. Joseph's College, 1996
M.A., Fairfield University, 2001

 

DAIGLE, VICKI M.
Associate Student Affairs Officer / Deputy Title IX Coordinator
B.S. University of Maine at Fort Kent (1995)

 

DELISLE, TAMMY S.
Career Planning & Internship Placement Coordinator (2011)
B.S. University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1998
LSW Licensed Social Worker, 2013

 

DEPREY, LINDA M.
Development Officer - Annual Fund & Foundation Liaison (1985)
A.D.P. Newbury Junior College, 1973

 

FAVREAU, SEAN
Assistant Director of Residential Life (2014)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2010

 

FOURNIER, LISA
Finance Specialist (1994)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1993

 

GAMMON, STEVEN
Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of the Faculty (2016)
B.A., Bowdoin College, 1982
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Chamgaign, 1989

 

HISE, EMILY L.
Financial Analyst (2013)
A.A., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2011
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2013

 

JACOBS, ANDREW C.
Director of Facilities Management (2010)
Southern Maine Vocational Institute, 1983
Eastern Maine Technical College, 2001

 

KELLY, LESLIE E.
Associate Dean of Information Services (1993)
B.S.E.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1993
M.L.I.S., University of South Carolina, 1997

 

KELLY, T. MARK
Reading/Writing Specialist (2013)
B.A., University of Maine, 1981
M.A., Middlebury College, 1991

 

MICHAUD, LENA M.
Director of Student Support Services (1993)
A.A., Northern Maine Vocational Institute, 1984
B.U.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2000
M.S., University of South Carolina, 2004
CAS., University of Southern Maine

 

MICHAUD, STEVE
Web Developer (2006)
B.A., University of Maine, 2003

 

NADEAU, BRUCE W.
Assistant Director of Admissions (2006)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1990

 

NADEAU, LARRY A.
Nursing Resource Manager, Lecturer I (2010)
B.S.N., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2006
M.S.N., Michigan State University, 2010

 

NUNEMAKER, CHRISTINE S.
Assistant Dean of Student Success (2015)
B.A., St. Mary’s College of California, 1990
M. Ed., Regis University, 2013

 

PELLETIER, LISE M.
Director of Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes (2007)
B.S., Université de Moncton (Edmundston Campus), 1993
M.A., University of Maine, 2002
Ph.D., University of Maine, ABD

 

PLOURDE, JOYCE
Assistant Registrar - Transfer Service (2002)
A.A., University of Maine Fort Kent, 1999
B.S., University of Maine Fort Kent, 2001

 

POTVIN, DENISE
Clinical Placement & Testing Coordinator (2013)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1981
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2005

 

 

RUTHERFORD, DONALD
Athletic Trainer (2017)
B.S., Alvernia University, 2012

 

SCHENK, MARK
Registrar (2013)
B.S., University of Phoenix, 2003

 

SHAPIRO, JENNIFER
Community Education Specialist (2015)
Unviersity of Maine at Fort Kent, 2013

 

SHORT, JOHN
President (2016)
B.A., Penn State University, 1970
M.A., SUNY at Albany, 1971
D.A. (Doctor of Arts), Lehigh University, 1977

 

THERIAULT, JACOB
Natural Sciences Lab Manager (2013)
B.A., University of Maine at Farmington, 1996

 

WATSON-BLAISDELL, KERRI
Director of Marketing and Communication (2017) B.A., University of Maine at Machias, 2002
M.A., University of Maine, 2012
M.B.A., Husson University, 2017

 

VOISINE, SCOTT A.
Dean of Community Education (1995)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1994
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 2010


ARTS AND SCIENCES DIVISION

Nicole Boudreau, Chair (French) Joseph E. Becker (English) Geraldine C. Becker (English and Creative Writing)  Scott Brickman (Music & Education) Paul F. Buck, II (History & Education) Jeffrey J. Dubis (Forestry)  Terry L. Murphy (Education) Joseph B. Zubrick (Oral Communications & Theater)


PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT DIVISION 

Thomas A. Enerva, Chair (Public Safety Administration & Criminal Justice) Raymond  T. Albert (Computer Science) Anthony Gauvin (Computer Science) Bradley G. Ritz (Business & Economics) Lee Theriault (Business) Leo Trudel (Business) J. Darrell Ouellette (Public Safety Administration & Criminal Justice) John Pelletier (Business)


NATURAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

Stephen E. Hansen, Chair (Biology & Environmental Studies) Kimberly M. Borges-Therien (Environmental Studies) Jeffrey J. Dubis (Forestry) Shawn Graham (Human Services)  David L. Hobbins (Forestry & Environmental Studies) Kurt G. Holzhausen (Psychology) Krishna Kaphle (Mathematics) Christin Kastl (Biology) Peter Nelson (Biology & Environmental Studies) Mariella R. Squire (Anthropology & Sociology)


NURSING DIVISION

Erin C. Soucy Director (Nursing) Rachel E. Albert (Nursing) Diane Griffin (Nursing) Larry A. Nadeau (Nursing) Sandy Pelletier (Nursing) Denise Potvin (Nursing) Jenny Radsma (Nursing) Tanya Sleeper (Nursing) Cheryl Roberts (Nursing)


FACULTY 

ALBERT, RACHEL E.
Associate Professor of Nursing (1990)
Exec. Dir of Planning & Assessment

B.S.N., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1985
M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, 1990
Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2001

 

ALBERT, RAYMOND T.
Professor of Computer Science (1987)
B.A., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1983
M.S., University of Vermont, 1986
Ph.D., University of Florida, 1996
Certificate of Graduate Studies in Information Assurance Education, Purdue University, 2003

 

BECKER, GERALDINE C.
Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing (2005)
B.A., Winthrop University, 1991
M.F.A., University of Arkansas, 1998

 

BECKER, JOSEPH E.
Associate Professor of English (2003)
B.A., Winthrop University, 1988
M.A., Winthrop University, 1990
M.A., University of Arkansas, 1999
Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2002

 

BORGES-THERIEN, KIMBERLY M.
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies (2000)
A.A., Simon’s Rock Early College, 1982
B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1984
Ph.D., Dartmouth College, 1989

 

BOUDREAU, NICOLE
Associate Professor of French (2010)
B.S., University Sainte Anne, 1997
B.A., University Sainte Anne, 2000
Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2008

 

BRICKMAN, SCOTT T.
Professor of Music and Education (1997) Chair, Arts and Sciences
B.M., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1996

 

BUCK, PAUL F. II
Assistant Professor of History & Education (2010)
B.S., Saint Lawrence University, 1992
M.A., Middlebury College, 1997
Ph.D., University of Maine, 2008

 

DUBIS, JEFFREY J.
Instructor of Forestry (2000)
A.A.S., State University of New York Ranger School, 1989
B.S., University of Maine, 1991
M.S., University of Maine, 1994

 

ENERVA, THOMAS ANTHONY
Associate Professor of Public Safety Administration & Criminal Justice (2005) Faculty Senate President
A.S., Grossmont College, 1975
B.S., San Diego State University, 1979
M.S., San Diego State University, 1982
J.D., University of Minnesota, 1982

 

GAUVIN, ANTHONY
Associate Professor of Electronic Commerce (2002)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1996
M.S., University of Maine, 1998
Certificate of Graduate Studies in Information Assurance Education, Purdue University, 2003
M.B.A., Baker College, 2005

 

GRAHAM, SHAWN
Assistant Professor of Human Services (2014)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1996
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 2011

 

GRIFFIN, DIANE
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2011)
B.S., University of Maine at Machias, 1979
B.S., University of Southern Maine, 1986
M.S.M., Emory University, 1995

 

HANSEN, STEPHEN E.
Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies (2003)
B.S., University of Toronto, 1978,
M.S. Laurentian University, 1987
Ph.D., University of Guelph, 1995

 

HOBBINS, DAVID L.
Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies (1986)
B.S., University of Idaho, 1981
M.S., West Virginia University, 1985

 

HOLZHAUSEN, KURT G.
Associate Professor of Psychology (1994)
B.A., Hope College, 1987
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1993

 

KAPHLE, KRISHNA
Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2012)
B.S., Tribhuvan University, 1994
M.S., Tribhuvan University, 1996
M.S., Georgia State University, 2006
M.S., Texas Tech University, 2010
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 2011

 

KASTL, CHRISTIN
Assistant Professor of Biology (2015)
B.S., University of Hannover, Germany, 2006
M.S., Hannover Medical School, Germany, 2008
Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2006

 

MURPHY, TERRY L.
Professor of Education (1983)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1975
M.S., University of Southern Maine, 1976
Ed.D., Hofstra University, 1991

 

NELSON, PETER
Assistant Professor of Biology & Environmental Studies (2014)
B.S., University of Montana, 2004
Ph.D, Oregon State University, 2013

 

PELLETIER, SANDY
Instructor of Nursing OB/Peds (2013)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1994
B.S., Husson University, 1998
Master's Certification, 2013

 

RADSMA, JENNY
Professor of Nursing (1997)
B.N., University of Lethbridge, 1989
M.N., University of Saskatchewan, 1996
Ph.D., Barry University, 2005

 

RITZ, BRADLEY G.
Professor of Business and Economics (1982)
B.S., Utah State University, 1976
M.S., Utah State University, 1980

 

ROBERTS, CHERYL
Instructor of Nursing (2011)
B.S.N., University of Bridgeport 1975,
M.S., New England College, 2008

 

SLEEPER, TANYA L.
Assistant Professor of Adult Health Nursing (2008)
B.S.N., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1998
M.S.B., Husson College, 2000
M.S.N., Saint Louis University, 2004
Ph.D. Walden University, 2013

 

SOUCY, ERIN C.
Director of Nursing & Allied Health; Assistant Professor of Nursing (1999)
B.S.N., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1995
M.S.N., St. Joseph’s College, 2004,
Ph.D. North Central University 2011

 

SQUIRE, MARIELLA R.
Professor of Anthropology & Sociology (1998)
B.A., University of Vermont, 1975
M.A., University of Buffalo SUNY, 1977
M.Ed., St. Michael’s College, 1981
Ph.D., University of Albany SUNY, 1996

 

THERIAULT, LEE
Assistant Professor of Business (2017)
B.A., University of Southern Maine, 1994

 

TRUDEL, LEO L.
Assistant Professor of Business (2006)
B.A., Franklin Pierce College, 1983
M.B.A., Plymouth State College, 1994
Doctoral Studies - North Central University, 2016

 

ZUBRICK, JOSEPH B.
Associate Professor of Oral Communications and Theater (2003)
B.A., St. Vincent College, 1971
M.F.A., Wayne State University, 1981