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Professionals puff in private, pass in public

...related to marijuana are not required to change and are not likely to change. As a result, violating applicable Board of Regents Policy or University Regulation relating to illegal drugs, including marijuana, will continue to result in disciplinary...
UAS under the budget knife

...subsequently eliminated or are expected to be eliminated. Program elimination must be approved by the University of Alaska Board of Regents.After the university suspended admissions to its early childhood education programs, the board eliminated UAS...
Murkowski talks mines, deficit endure? What about Democratic Fairbanks Rep. Scott Kawasaki's bill that would allow the University of Alaska Board of Regents to create a medical school and a law school?A: I'm not a big fan of spending resources to establish a medical...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Feb. 23

...can't afford the program anymore, we agree.Thumbs down to tuition hikes. On Friday, the University of Alaska Board of Regents voted 8-2 in favor of a 5 percent tuition increase system-wide. That increase will raise about $5 million more...
UA Board of Regents to consider 5 percent tuition hike

ANCHORAGE - Tuition could be on the rise at the University of Alaska.KTVA reported regents on Friday will consider raising student tuition by 5 percent.For undergraduates, the increase could be up to $11 per credit hour. For graduate students, that jumps to a $22 per credit hour.The decision will come as regents meet at the Anchorage campus.University President Pat Gamble says he recommended the tuition increase because state funding is expected to decrease as oil prices plunge and the state faces a multibillion dollar deficit.
My Turn: It's time for an Alaska higher education land-grant equivalency plan

...according to the Texas Constitution and amendments, by the board of regents of the University of Texas System and the Texas requirements that would be approved by the UA Board of Regents (BOR). In summary, the legislature would control...
UA Regents to discuss anticipated cuts in funding

ANCHORAGE - The University of Alaska Board of Regents will gather Thursday in Anchorage for two days of discussions on anticipated funding cuts.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported...
My Turn: How to organize higher education in Alaska

...Alaska system. There is a single Board of Regents appointed by the governor. The Board of Regents has one student regent. There...We will have three independent boards of regents for the three different universities...
'Placeholder' state budget includes $17M in UA cuts

...that's the bogey we'll have to meet."The system's Board of Regents approved a fiscal year 2016 budget of about $396 million...schools' allocation for operating cost increases: The Board of Regents budgeteted $5.3 million in general funds; Parnell...
Local | AK legislature
Bill attempts to attract out-of-state interns

...Kawasaki, D-Anchorage, announced Tuesday his pre-filed legislation that would grant the University of Alaska Board of Regents the authority to create law and medical schools, neither of which currently exists in the state."Some of our brightest...
Local | AK legislature


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