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University of Maine at Augusta

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
46 University Dr
Augusta, Maine 04330
Phone
(207) 621-3000
Email address
umaadm@maine.edu
School Information
"UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs. "UMA is the third largest public university in Maine. In addition to its main campus in the state’s capital, UMA also serves students at its campus in Bangor (UMA Bangor) and through UMA Centers around the state. With its multiple locations and long-term expertise in online and distance learning, UMA is generally considered the university of choice for Mainers of all ages who want to attend college without uprooting their lives." The school enrolls 5,800 students and offers 22 undergraduate and 1 master's degree. (Source: https://www.uma.edu/about/) (Source: https://www.uma.edu/about/facts/) (Source: https://www.uma.edu/academics/programs/)
General Information
The University of Maine at Augusta has brought in artists, like BreakBeat Poets, to promote diverse voices and anti-racist tactics. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Actions Taken

Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism
  • The university has hosted a multitude of race and social justice events this year. During this spring semester, it most notably held discussions on "Race & Social Justice Issues with Climate Change" and "Slavery in the American Criminal Justice System."
Resources
  • The University of Maine at Augusta will host BreakBeat Poets to promote diverse voices, as well as anti-racist tactics.
  • The university provided a list of books on diversity, equity, and inclusion broken down by age range.
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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