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August 20, 2014 – Department Chairs and Unit Directors Professional Development Day. Once again, the Rising Tide Center is pleased to sponsor this annual event that facilitates development of administrative leadership skills among our faculty. This year’s topic is Faculty Retention.

The morning session, which begins at 9:00 AM, will offer information for newly appointed and less experienced chairs and directors, and faculty members who aspire to a leadership role. The afternoon session will feature scenario-based conversations to allow new administrators to tap into the expertise and experience of current chairs and directors.

Registration begins at 8:30 am; Luncheon will be provided at noon for all attendees. 

9:00 am – 4:30 pm, Wells Conference Center 
Register on or before  Aug 15 by calling 581-3439 or sending an e-mail to

August 28, 2014 – New Faculty Orientation and Informational Fair. Plan to attend this event to meet other new faculty, receive an overview of campus services and support, and hear timely tips from recently colleagues who look back on their transition to UMaine. The agenda also includes lunch, an informational fair with representatives from campus departments and organizations, and an ice cream social.

9:00 am – 3:00 pm, Wells Conference Center
Advance registration is appreciated, but  plan to attend even if you did not pre-register. Call  581-3439 or send  an e-mail to to reserve your spot.

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Contact Information

ADVANCE Rising Tide Center
5703 Alumni Hall, Room 229
Orono, Maine 04469-5703
Phone: 207-581-3439 | Fax: 207-581-3450E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469