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Regents nix UA tuition hike system, while others expressed concern about the long-term impact of frequent tuition increases.Regent Kirk Wickersham said he wanted more transparency about how University of Alaska administrators would approach future funding shortfalls...
Palin names transition team leaders

...Palin's transition team Department of Administration David Cottrell Department of Community & Economic Development Kirk Wickersham Department of Corrections Sam Edwards Department of Education Larry LeDoux Department of Environmental Conservation...
Alaska Digest

...of the region's lawmakers are voicing concern. Palin last week announced the appointments of Fuller Cowell II, Kirk Wickersham and Tim Brady, all of Anchorage, plus Patricia Jacobson of Kodiak, to the 11-member board that oversees the university...
UA Regents promote Fairbanks science building

...that the science building is their top priority. "I think it sends a clear, unambiguous message," said Regent Kirk Wickersham. "I hope it works." The move represents a major shift in strategy from last year, when regents forwarded a...
Voter turnout may be up for primary owner and deputy harbormaster. In Anchorage, one-term incumbent Republican Bob Lynn faces challengers Kirk Wickersham and Laddie Shaw. In the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Rep. Vic Kohring, R-Wasilla, faces Colleen Sullivan...
Series of tuition hikes continues for Alaska's university system

...consecutive increases of 5 percent starting next fall. "Past increases have been 10 percent year after year," regent Kirk Wickersham said. "We wanted to offer the consumers - the students - a little relief." Once the fall 2009 increase takes effect...
Governor appoints four to Board of Regents

...founding member of the Alaska Cancer Research and Education Center. Palin also chose Patricia Jacobson of Kodiak and Kirk Wickersham of Anchorage. Jacobson is a retired educator and member of the Kodiak Borough School Board who has also worked as...
Eligible Ketchikan university students to graduate Saturday

...ceremony, as will University of Alaska Board of Regents members Carl Marrs of Anchorage, Bob Martin of Juneau, and Kirk Wickersham of Anchorage. Also attending are University of Alaska Ketchikan faculty and campus director Cathy LeCompte. Shelley...


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