University of Maine System Chancellor Dannel Malloy (center-left) looks at the screen of an iPad just before the system board of trustees meeting is called to order May 23, 2022. Credit: Sawyer Loftus / BDN

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The University of Maine System continues its disgraceful downward slide.

The new head of the board extended Chancellor Dannel Malloy’s contract in   violation of the system’s own rules. Malloy should go and Trish Riley should be demoted. I think rewarding gross incompetence and rule breaking cheats taxpayers and gives Maine higher education a bad name.

Peg Cruikshank