Two Women Are Finalists for President of the University of Maine at Fort Kent

university-of-maine-at-fort-kent2The University of Maine at Fort Kent is located in extreme northern Maine near the border with Canada. The campus enrolls about 1,300 undergraduate students. Women make up 69 percent of the student body.

The university has announced a field of four candidates for president of the educational institution. All four candidates will be visiting campus during the month of December for forums with students, faculty, and staff. Two of the four finalists are women.

Sharon Hart is president of Northern Marianas College in the western Pacific. Earlier in her career, she was deputy president of the University College of the Caribbean in Jamaica. She also was president of North Dakota State College of Science and Middlesex Community College in New Jersey. Dr. Hart holds a doctorate in education from the University of Illinois.

Lenore Koczon is vice president for academic affairs at Minot State University in North Dakota. Previously, Dr. Koczon was academic dean at Rosemont College in Pennsylvania, and director of University College at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Dr. Koczon holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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