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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...
Empire Editorial: UA's budget strategy is akin to climate change denial

...the latter course.Last week, university administrators presented their fiscal year 2017 budget proposal to the UA Board of Regents. The budget proposal, expected to be approved in November, calls for $27 million more from the state.With the...
UA regents say they failed to hear HAARP

...two years to obtain the HAARP site's land, which would take an act of Congress.The problem for members of the UA Board of Regents, the appointed governing body of the university system, was that the conveyance never came to them for consideration...
UA board of regents meet today

The University of Alaska Board of Regents will meet in Juneau today and Friday during its fall meeting, to be held at the University of Alaska Southeast Recreation Center, room 116. Public testimony will be heard today from 9-10 a.m.
UA system appoints new president

...campuses of University of Alaska. But they won't be the only ones returning to the university system this fall.The UA Board of Regents announced Tuesday that Jim Johnsen, a senior vice president with Alaska Communications, will succeed Patrick Gamble...
University of Alaska's presumptive president visits Juneau for question session

...the shoes of current UA President Pat Gamble, who announced his retirement plans late last year.Johnsen is the UA Board of Regents' No. 1 pick for the job, and Juneau was first on the list for his tour of the state this week, when he'll give...
State | Local
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

...maintenance (DM), repair and rehabilitation (R&R), and capital equipment requirements that would be approved by the UA Board of Regents (BOR). In summary, the legislature would control sources and amounts of annual fund disbursements, while the...
Alaska Senate reverses some cuts to University of Alaska system

...healthy add-in of almost $7 million this week.Five million dollars of that figure is discretionary funds - the UA Board of Regents can shuffle it wherever it sees fit, said Senate Finance co-chair Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, chair of the subcommittee...
State | AK legislature
UA campuses to go smoke, tobacco free

...UA campuses and buildings will be smoke- and tobacco-free.During its meeting this week in Anchorage, the UA Board of Regents voted to eliminate tobacco use and smoking on all university property. The policy includes smokeless tobacco products...


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