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Oil collapse tests US colleges as donors dry up oil royalties that have dropped by half. "It has slowed the growth of the endowment considerably," said foundation President Candice Belle Upton.Texas' public universities are closely tied to oil because the royalties from the state's...
UAS to graduate 603 students

...his shares upon sale of the local utility to Avista Corporation, totalling about $40 million. Said Rasmuson Foundation President Diane Kaplan of Corbus: "His high ethical standards, his service above self and his belief in Alaska epitomize...
AHFC awards $36M in senior, low-income housing grants

...Rasmuson Foundation."Providing safe and appropriate housing is a big challenge for Alaska," said Rasmuson Foundation President Diane Kaplan. "The ... partnership between AHFC and the Foundation allows each organization to reach further than...
Hospital accreditation at risk over sterilization

...include a surprise inspection at some point this month. If it fails, it will lose its accreditation.Hospital Foundation President Jeff Cook is confident FMH will pass future reviews, and says new procedures went into place Friday to prevent...
Bartlett CCU receives $94,000 donation

...lifting getting patients into and out of the beds. "These improvements help the patient recover faster," BRH Foundation President Maria Uchytil said. "Less hospital days, quicker recovery all around, and it prevents complications like bed...
Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation thanks the community of Juneau and certification for Bartlett nurses."We are so thrilled to have reached our initial goal," said Foundation President Holly Cerne. "We even exceeded it, so are able to talk about seeing nurses through recertification in two years...
My Turn: Communities support fishing - and vice versa

...Think about what we can accomplish if we all give something back.? Buck Laukitis is a Trustee of the Homer Foundation, President of the North Pacific Fisheries Association in Homer and a coach.
Woodward receives 2012 Distinguished Artist Award

...recognition of the artist's stature, creative accomplishments and level of excellence in his or her medium.Rasmuson Foundation president and CEO Diane Kaplan said the award also recognizes Woodward's generosity and expertise as a teacher, writer...
Hospital foundation worker accused of embezzlement

...administrative assistant before the alleged embezzlement became known. It's unclear if she has retained an attorney.Foundation President Jeff Cook informed the News-Miner about the incident before the newspaper obtained the criminal complaint.Foundation...

...University in Fairfax, Va., is the first to occupy the Rasmuson Chair in Economics, said Diane Kaplan, Rasmuson Foundation president. Alaska banker and philanthropist Elmer Rasmuson gave the university $5 million for the position, hoping to...


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