Faye Woodcock Murray began her career at the University of Maine in 1977, working in the Registrar's Office. She also held clerical positions in Agricultural and Resource Economics, The Bureau of Public Administration, and the office of Student Activities and Organizations. In 1983, Woodcock Murray joined the Pulp and Paper Foundation as Administrative Assistant, then Administrative Associate. At the time of her retirement in 2015, she was Manager of Administrative and Program Services.
Woodcock Murray was the Foundation representative that people “met” on the phone and when they attended Foundation events held on campus. She guided multiple generations of students through the scholarship, co-op, and job-hunting processes. Woodcock Murray coordinated the “Consider Engineering” summer program and served as Registrar for the annual Pulp & Paper Summer Institute for many years. The award recognizes her as, “A champion of the need for attracting capable students to the paper industry through career orientation programs offered to high school students and for scholarship support of University engineering students who have the capacity to become our industry’s leaders.”
Woodcock Murray served the University of Maine Pulp & Paper Foundation as a member of the Open House, Summer Institute, Educational Relations and Public Information committees. She became an Active Life Member of the Foundation in 2000 by establishing the Woodcock Family Scholarship.
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Chemical engineering, Pulp science, Paper manufacturing