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UMaine-Fort Kent Gets New President

AUGUSTA, Maine - The University of Maine at Fort Kent is getting a new president.

John Short has been serving as the CEO and Dean of the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac, where he oversaw operations and academics at the freshman-sophomore level liberal arts transfer institution serving about 700 students within the University of Wisconsin system.

Short will start work on April 1.

University of Maine System Chancellor James Page made the announcement Thursday.