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With cuts on horizon, UA needs budget hike just to stay level

...this contingency budget planning. That cannot happen in 24 hours or even by November," Board of Regents chairwoman Jo Heckman said.Johnsen said he's inclined to take a "vertical" rather than "horizontal" approach to budget cuts. Rather...
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UAF chancellor announces summer retirement plans

...Gamble said. "He is a great chancellor. He has done some amazing things in the seven years he has been there."Jo Heckman, president of the University of Alaska Board of Regents, said high stress in the university system was evident last...
Gamble reflects after announcing retirement

...retiring, retiring," though he added he would be open to serve on a board or for consulting.Board of regents Chair Jo Heckman, in a release, called Gamble the right leader during a period of change in higher education."While it is hard to...
Advisory group considers higher UAF admission standards

...Steve Jones to come up with recommendations for improving the university in time for UAF's 100th birthday in 2017. Jo Heckman, president and CEO of Denali State Bank, and Kevin Hostler, president and CEO of Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., chaired...
University of Alaska president retirement date extended

...Gamble originally planned to step down in June when he announced his retirement late last year.Board of Regents chair Jo Heckman says the board's original mid-May deadline was not enough time for selecting the next UA president.Heckman first...


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