Comments for: No Latin? Then no ‘classics’ at UMaine

Posted Feb. 14, 2011, at 7:05 p.m.

How can you have a good university without Latin and Greek?” asked then-University of Maine President Arthur Johnson in 1984. He then initiated a replacement of the retiring Latin professor in our Department of Foreign Languages and Classics. When he came to UMaine as provost, Robert Kennedy tried to end …

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