University of Maine at Machias

The University of Maine at Machias is suspending its athletic program indefinitely as it faces budget challenges partially caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

An economics professor at the University of Maine in Machias who sued the UMaine system has had his suit tossed out by the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Machias Campus to Become Part of UMaine Flagship

Mar 27, 2017

After struggling with budget shortfalls and years of declining student enrollments, the University of Maine at Machias is now slated to become a regional campus of the flagship University of Maine campus in Orono.

Members of the University of Maine System trustees voted in favor of the new partnership Monday, which will replace the former UMM president slot with an academic dean.

UMS spokesman Dan Demeritt said UMaine Machias will retain its current name and degree-granting authority.

AUGUSTA, Maine - The University of Maine's smallest state institution is continuing to struggle financially and could become a regional campus of the state's flagship university.

The University of Maine at Machias is currently a regional institution struggling with declining enrollments in an area of the state with dwindling numbers of young people.

The campus's fiscal troubles have cost the state university system more than $ 1 million from its financial reserves.