AUGUSTA — A Forum on the Future lecture — “The Elusive Pursuit of Education Reform: Prospects for Change in Maine, New England, and Across the Nation” — will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the University of Maine at Augusta, Jewett Hall, room 180.

Duke Albanese, Maine’s former commissioner of education, will discuss the history of educational change and talk about current educational initiatives in Maine and across the nation. A group discussion will follow.

Presented by the university’s College of Arts and Sciences and Senior College, the forum is free and open to the public. For more information, visit