UMF president to serve on higher education accrediting agency

UMF President Kathryn A. Foster

UMF President Kathryn A. Foster

University of Maine System Chancellor James H. Page announced that University of Maine at Farmington President Kathryn A. Foster and former University of Maine System Trustee and Maine Business Leader Eleanor Baker have been elected for three-year terms to serve on the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The election was held as part of the 132nd Annual Meeting of the accrediting body being held this week in Boston, Massachusetts. “President Foster and former Trustee Baker are public servants who understand our state, its people and the service mission of public higher education,” said University of Maine System Chancellor James H. Page. “On behalf of the Board of Trustees I want to thank Kate and Ellie for bringing their perspectives and strategic thinking to the Commission.”

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