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Kenai Peninsula College prepares to go smoke-free

...President Jayce Robertson said last year, before the UA Board of Regents approved the policy change, the union polled nearly...learning and on-campus courses, Turner said.The UA Board of Regents approved the policy change in December 2014, which...
WSU regents to vote on tobacco-free campus

...Tobacco and nicotine products may be banned from the sprawling Washington State University campus in Pullman.The Board of Regents will vote Friday on the proposed ban, which would make WSU one of more than 1,100 tobacco free campuses in the...
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: UA's budget strategy is akin to climate change denial

...presented their fiscal year 2017 budget proposal to the UA Board of Regents. The budget proposal, expected to be approved in...system, but for the entire state. Members of the Board of Regents said when they met in Juneau that it is important for...
Walker appoints Paramo to UAA Board of Regents

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker has chosen Deena Paramo to serve on the University of Alaska Board of Regents.Paramo is the superintendent of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. In a release Wednesday, Walker said the borough...
UA system appoints new president

The University of Alaska system has named its new president.After searching for months, the university's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to appoint Dr. Jim Johnsen as president. Johnsen, who is currently the senior vice president of human...
UA OKs tuition increase, $960M budget

FAIRBANKS - University of Alaska students will see an increase in tuition next year following a decision by the board of regents to approve a 5 percent increase rather than a proposed 9 percent hike.The regents approved the lower increase rate...
My Turn: Investing in the state's future through the Univeristy of Alaska

This week, as the University of Alaska Board of Regents prepares to consider a Fiscal Year 2017 proposed budget, I'm reminded of Winston Churchill, who when asked about cutting arts...
University of Alaska Board of Regents to decide budget

...expected to approve a 9 percent tuition hike when it meets Wednesday morning in Anchorage.The University of Alaska Board of Regents will consider the tuition hike and a range of budget proposals for the 2017 fiscal year, which runs from July 1...
State | AK legislature
Don't get drunk: advice college kids may not get from docs

...more assaults and date rapes.WHY NO COUNSELING?Dr. Tanveer Mir, chair of the American College of Physicians' Board of Regents, said doctors may assume college students already know about the risks and consequences. Also, physician training...
Nation and World
UAS rolls out new associate degree

...officially begun recruiting students for its new associate degree in maritime transportation.The University of Alaska Board of Regents approved the degree in its Juneau meeting last week, and UAS said in a statement Wednesday that students will be...


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