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University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

2022 Commencement Speaker • Dr. Tex Boggs

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headshot of Doctor Tex Boggs, 2022 Commencement SpeakerDr. Tex Boggs joined the University of Maine at Fort Kent on July 1, 2018, as an interim Provost. After the retirement of Dr. Short in 2019, Dr. Boggs was asked to stay on as the President & Provost of UMFK by the previous University of Maine System Chancellor, Dr. James Page, until July 2020.

Dr. Boggs has more than twenty-five years of presidential experience. He led Western Wyoming Community College for twenty years as well as five years at Antioch University in California. Prior to those roles he was a Wyoming State Senator for eight years.

Since Dr. Boggs left UMFK, he has been enjoying time with family and the beautiful weather of California. He is currently undergoing the rigorous application process to become a member of the Orange County Civil Grand Jury.