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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...
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits
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University of Alaska dedicates herb book to Fairbanks expert

...added to tea, peas, sauces, vinegar, or ground with sugar and sprinkled on fruit salad, Fay said."It's all in the book," she said."An Alaska Herb Garden" is available for $15 at UA Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service offices.
Search narrows for UA vice president

...vice president for Academic Affairs and Research closed Dec. 31, with more than 70 applicants applying from across the U.S.UA President Pat Gamble put together a 15-member search committee in September to hire for the position. The committee was chaired...
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...
UA president warns of likely budget cuts

...University of Alaska President Pat Gamble said campuses should brace for another round of budget cuts. Speaking Wednesday to the UA Board of Regents, Gamble said some academic programs probably will have to be eliminated and employees will have to be laid off...
Teacher's method goes beyond the worksheet

...freshmen entering college did not return the second year. According to a past Empire report: "As many as two-thirds of incoming UA freshmen aren't prepared for college-level math and English, according to the study."The constructivist method relies...
Alaska Editorial: UA system will need strong leadership, support from the state

...region.One of the principal achievements of his tenure atop the UA system is the Shaping Alaska's Future initiative, which began...University of Alaska. It was back in January 1998 that then-UA President Jerome Komisar, in a news release announcing his retirement...
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...
Bill attempts to attract out-of-state interns

...minimum of $8.75 per hour effective Feb. 24. Currently, only UA's practicums are exempted from the law. The legislator introduced...which currently exists in the state."Some of our brightest UA graduates are forced to go Outside for their professional education...
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