AUGUSTA, Maine — The University of Maine System says the system’s finance and administration vice chancellor Rebecca Wyke will be the next president of the University of Maine at Augusta.

A spokesman for the university system says Wyke’s appointment will be effective July 1. The appointment comes after the approval of the Board of Trustees Executive Committee on Thursday.

Wyke will be paid $194,000. University of Maine at Augusta’s mission is to serve non-traditional students such as adult learners. It has about 6,000 students and has campuses in Augusta and Bangor as well as offering courses online and at centers around the state.

Wyke has lived in Augusta for 20 years. She was first appointed the vice chancellor for finance and administration in 2008.

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