UMM's Athearn Promoted to Associate Professor

Kevin AthearnMACHIAS, ME – The University of Maine at Machias has announced that Kevin Athearn, assistant professor of natural resource economics, has been granted tenure and promoted to associate professor of environmental and community economics. Athearn’s appointment was approved by the University of Maine System Board of Trustees at their meeting on Monday, March 15.

“UMM is very fortunate to have Kevin Athearn,” said UMM President Cynthia Huggins. “Kevin has served on numerous committees on campus, has conducted very meaningful research on our natural resources and the local economy, and is highly regarded by his peers.”

Athearn has taught on the Machias campus since 2004. His promotion is effective September 1, 2010.



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