Cynthia Huggins

President Emerita, University of Maine at Machias

Cynthia Huggins earned a bachelor's degree in music from Furman University and a doctorate in English from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, specializing in the Brontës, Victorian literature, and literary biography. From 2005 to 2015, she served as president of the University of Maine at Machias, a small public Environmental Liberal Arts college. A proud native of the Carolinas, Huggins resides with her partner, Laurel, on the Downeast coast of Maine.