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UA system appoints new president the university system this fall.The UA Board of Regents announced Tuesday that...and Southeast campuses. Before leaving UA for the private sector in 2008, he worked...major administrative appointment for the UA system in the past three months. In early...
UA system appoints new president

...14th president, succeeding Patrick Gamble who retired this year.Johnsen's appointment comes at a time of transition for the UA system, which only months ago appointed Richard Caulfield as the University of Alaska Southeast's new chancellor, replacing...
UA appoints new president

...accepted public comment on Johnsen.Earlier this month, Johnsen said he would focus on strengthening existing programs at the university.UA said in a release that Johnsen's five-year contract will earn him an annual salary of $325,000.
UAS Fairbanks cuts $20M from budget

...greater University of Alaska system faces declining state funding."It's commonly understood from leadership throughout the UA system that the coming year is going to be another difficult one," Grimes said.This is the third year UAF has dealt with major...
Empire Editorial: Make good on UA system's strengths

...feeds our local industry.We also remind UA officials that regardless of their decision...canceled weeks before she was to begin.The UA system must involve the public to avoid...University of Alaska should do the same. UA has not yet made the recruitment of international...
Facing cuts, UA mulls program eliminations

...percent of the university's enrollment, UA system spokeswoman Kate Wattum said...continuing our normal program review process."UA president candidate Jim Johnsen said at...year, according to its website.At all UA campuses, it can take two to four years...
Alaska Science Forum: Ancient pike found in Interior lake mud

...Alaska Fairbanks.Suspecting the pinky-size fragment of a toothy creature was thousands of years old, Wooller ran it up to the UA Museum of the North. There, experts could tell him whether the bone was fish or fowl.Andres Lopez, curator of fishes, recognized...
UA campuses to go smoke, tobacco free

...campus to light up. By the end of 2015, UA campuses and buildings will be smoke- and...its meeting this week in Anchorage, the UA Board of Regents voted to eliminate tobacco...everything smokable will be banned.Because the UA system recieves federal funding, marijuana...
Feds review UA response to sexual violence

...violence.Alaska Dispatch News reported that the UA system is among 64 higher education institutions being...special emphasis on complaints of sexual violence.UA attorney Mike O'Brien says UA is not being investigated in response to specific...
UA Regents to discuss anticipated cuts in funding

...discussions on anticipated funding cuts.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the 11-member board will hear reports from UA President Pat Gamble and chancellors at the three main campuses.Besides the budget, regents will discuss in an executive session...


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