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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
  • Kelly Martin, Vice Chair
  • Samuel W. Collins
  • James Donnelly
  • Lisa Marchese Eames
  • Norman L. Fournier
  • Mark R. Gardner
  • M. Michelle Hood
  • Trevor J. Hustus
  • Gregory G. Johnson
  • David M. MacMahon
  • Shawn Moody
  • Elizabeth (Betsey) M. Timm
  • Karl W. Turner

UMFK Board of Visitors

  • Douglas G. Cyr, President
  • David Saucier, Vice President
  • Sue Devoe, Secretary
  • Laura E. Audibert
  • Lori-Ann Cyr
  • Gisele A. Dionne
  • Kris Doody, RN
  • Justin Dubois
  • André Léger
  • Kris Malmborg
  • Alain Ouellette
  • Suzie Paradis
  • Heather A. Pelletier
  • Melford Pelletier
  • Jonathan Roy
  • Luis Sanclemente
  • Benjamin Sirois
  • Doug Taggett
  • Susan Whitehead
  • Duane Belanger, Student Rep.
  • Joseph Becker, Faculty Rep.

ADMINISTRATION 

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

 

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

 

BOGGS, TEX
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of the Faculty (2018)
A.A., Ferrum Junior College, 1959
B.A., Davis and Elkins College, 1962
M.S., Cornell University, 1972
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1974

 

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

 

MORRIN, MATTHEW
Dean of Students (2017)
B.S., Central Michigan University, 1992
M. Ed., Carthage College, 1996

 

PELLETIER, DEBRA
UMFK Associate Human Resources Partner (2017)

 

TOWERS, JASON
Executive Director of Enrollment Management (2018)
B.A., Houghton College, 1997
M.B.A., Virginia Tech, 2006

 

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

ALBERT, ASITA
Head of Technical Services Librarian (2005)
B.S., University of Maine at Augusta, 2007
M.S., Drexel University, 2010

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

BOGGS, TEX
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs; Dean of the Faculty (2018)
A.A., Ferrum Junior College, 1959
B.A., Davis and Elkins College, 1962
M.S., Cornell University, 1972
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1974

 

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 (2017)
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

 

DESJARDINS, MEGAN
Financial Analyst (2018)
B.A., University of Maine Orono, 2012

 

DYER, MATTHEW
Athletics Compliance Director (2018)

 

FARNHAM, SARA
Campus IT Officer - Director of IT Communications (2017)

 

GONZALEZ, JAVIER
Director or Residential Life & Leadership (2018)
B.A., University of South Florida, 2012
B.A., University of South Florida, 2012
M.A., University of South Florida, 2014

 

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

 

LALLEMAND, NIKOLAS
Director of Student Support Services (2018)
B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 2006
M.B.A., Northcentral University, 2014

 

MICHAUD, LISA
Assistant Director of Financial Aid (1994)
B.S., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 1993

 

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

 

MORRIN, MATTHEW
Dean of Students (2017)
B.S., Central Michigan University, 1992
M. Ed., Carthage College, 1996

 

MYHRE, ALEXANDER
Interim Registrar (2018)
B.A., Dalhousie University, 2010

 

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

 

NADEAU, LONI
Assistant Director of Distance Education
B.S., University of Maine Fort Kent, 2011
Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology, University of Farmington, 2015
M.S.Ed., University of Farmington, 2018

 

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

 

PELLETIER, AMANDA
Assistant Bursar (2017)
B.A., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2016

 

PELLETIER, DEBRA
UMFK Associate Human Resources Partner (2017)

 

PELLETIER, LISE M.
Director of Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes (2007)
B.S., Université de Moncton, 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

 

SHAPIRO, JENNIFER
Community Education Specialist (2015)
B.A., University of Maine at Fort Kent, 2013

 

SHERMAN, GARETT Athletic Director (2018)
B.S., Frostburg State University, 2003
M.A., Frostburg State University, 2005

 

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

 

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

 

TOWERS, JASON
Executive Director of Enrollment Management (2018)
B.A., Houghton College, 1997
M.B.A., Virginia Tech, 2006

 

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 HUMANITIES 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)  Terry L. Murphy (Education) Joseph B. Zubrick (Oral Communications & Theater)


PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT DIVISION 

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


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)  Kurt G. Holzhausen (Psychology) Krishna Kaphle (Mathematics) Christin Kastl (Biology) Peter Nelson (Biology & Environmental Studies) Nicole Rogers (Forestry) Kennedy Rubert-Nason (Chemistry) Neil Thompson (Forestry)


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) Cheryl Roberts (Nursing) Stacy Thibodeau (Nursing) Tanya Sleeper (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
M.A., Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2014

 

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)
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

 

EPP, MARILYN
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
B.S., San Jose State University, 2010
M.S., University of Texas at El Paso, 2016

 

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

 

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

 

ROGERS, NICOLE
Assistant Professor of Forestry (2018)
B.S., University of Maine, 2010
M.S., Oregon State University, 2013

 

RUBERT IV (RUBERT-NASON), KENNEDY
Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2018)
B.S., University of Virginia, 2002
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison, 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.
Interim Associate Provost for Academic Affairs;
Dean of Undergraduate Nursing ;
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

 

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

 

THIBODEAU, STACY
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2018)
A.D.N., Northern Maine Community College, 2001
B.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2008
M.S.N., Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2010
D.N.P., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2016

 

THOMPSON, NEIL
Irving Woodlands Forestry Professor (2017)
B.S., University of Maine Orono, 2013
Ph.D., University of Northern British Columbia, 2017

 

TRUDEL, LEO L.
Assistant Professor of Business (2006)
B.A., Franklin Pierce College, 1983
M.B.A., Plymouth State College, 1994
Ph.D., 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


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