USM moving forward with plan to change school’s name

January 25, 2019

The University of Southern Maine is moving forward with a plan to change its name in an effort to attract more students.

“The question is ‘Why are you doing it?’ And the number one reason is we don’t actually have a business plan that’s sustainable,” says USM President Glenn Cummings. “We will be struggling with demographic decline for the next ten years.”

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