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My Turn: Board of Regents made independent decision on president's retention incentive

...serious consideration. The board believes UA is experiencing necessary transformation...has committed to achieve, now official UA policy. It represents unprecedented collaboration...multiple stakeholders. The board believes UA needs consistent, strong leadership in...
My Turn: Presidential giveaway is outrageous

...the regents' "Shaping Alaska's Future" initiative. I cite the latter as the major evidence of Gamble's contribution to UA's policies and the people of Alaska as indicated in Pat Jacobson's and the regents' defense of the bonus giveaway.As I...
Enstar workers go on strike has denied leave cash in requests of union employees, and it has threatened employees with the loss of health benefits," UA 367 alleges in an official statement.The union says it has filed four unfair labor practice complaints regarding Enstar's...
UA president offered bonus as budget is cut

ANCHORAGE - University of Alaska President Pat Gamble has been offered a $320,000 bonus if he stays on the job until 2016.
UA president offered bonus at time of budget cuts

University of Alaska President Pat Gamble has been offered a $320,000 bonus if he stays on the job until 2016.
Alaska Editorial: UA president bonus a bad idea

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: It's a bad decision on the face of it from a public perspective.
Kenai superintendent resigns for new UA position

KENAI - The superintendent of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has submitted his resignation.The Peninsula Clarion reports ( Steve Atwater's resignation is effective Dec. 1.Atwater will become the associate vice president for K-12 outreach at the University of Alaska, a newly created position.
UAS closing facilities, cutting jobs

...was brought into the spotlight after the UA Board of Regents in June signed off on another...912.3 million.Although the state cut UA's funding by about $16 million for FY...percent of a requested staff salary increase, UA spokeswoman Kate Ripley said. The net reduction...
Alaskans ask Legislature to open UA campuses to guns

...Coghill, R-Fairbanks. The bill would prohibit the UA board of regents from maintaining policies policy has been in place at UA locations since 1995. That year, UA began requiring dorm residents to store their firearms...
State | AK legislature
UA regents take no stand on Senate gun bill

...said he thinks it mitigates it.During the UA Board of Regents meet Thursday in Fairbanks, neither UA President Patrick Gamble nor Board chairwoman...Coghill's bill identified a legitimate issue with UA policies.The university allows firearms on...
State | AK legislature


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