Tag Archives: #USMFuture

USMFuture member Philip Shelley reacts to Flanagan hiring

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  Note: This is not a formal statement by the USMFuture group, it is merely a candid reaction by USMFuture member Philip Shelley to the hiring of David Flanagan as USM’s interim President. Unfortunately the comments have been chopped and skewed by at least one major Maine media outlet. So I wanted to give Mr. […]

#USMFuture raises more than $2,800 in first day of #NoMoreNice campaign

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On Wednesday morning members and supporters of the #USMFuture group held a rally on the University of Southern Maine campus in Portland to help spread awareness for their #NoMoreNice campaign. #NoMoreNice, which was announced via this blog last week, is a fundraising effort to pay for things like an audit of the university; an investigation into […]

#USMFuture group announces #NoMoreNice campaign- “we’re lawyering up”

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The #USMFuture group has released an exclusive statement to ‘Fighting the Tides’ announcing several new developments in their mission to stop what they call “draconian measures” taken by University of Southern Maine president Theo Kalikow’s administration. The student led group has launched a crowd funding campaign with the goal of $10,000 to help cover costs for things like […]

Students for USMFuture Responds to Faculty Senate Budget Proposal

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Statement released to Fighting the Tides by Students for USMFuture member Meaghan LaSala: “On May 29th the Faculty Senate of the University of Southern Maine released an alternative budget proposal for the university, including 1.26 million dollars worth of “savings” presented as an alternative to the faculty retrenchments originally proposed by the administration. We, the […]