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UAS under the budget knife

...subsequently eliminated or are expected to be eliminated. Program elimination must be approved by the University of Alaska Board of Regents.After the university suspended admissions to its early childhood education programs, the board eliminated...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Feb. 23

Thumbs up to happiness. Last week, the Gallup polling agency released the results of its 2014 well-being rankings, and Alaska was at the top - No. 1 in health and well-being across all 50 states.
Murkowski talks mines, deficit

...will have to endure? What about Democratic Fairbanks Rep. Scott Kawasaki's bill that would allow the University of Alaska Board of Regents to create a medical school and a law school?A: I'm not a big fan of spending resources to establish...
State | AK legislature
UA Regents to discuss anticipated cuts in funding

ANCHORAGE - The University of Alaska Board of Regents will gather Thursday in Anchorage for two days of discussions on anticipated funding cuts.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported...
Bill attempts to attract out-of-state interns

A bill pre-filed by Rep. Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage, hopes to attract students at out-of-state schools to internships in Alaska, the representative's staff said.
Local | AK legislature
UAF to receive $1M gift

...and fisheries research will be honored for years to come.The gift will be recognized at the Sept. 18 University of Alaska Board of Regents meeting in Juneau. A reception will be held today at the DIPAC Macaulay Hatchery to honor DIPAC for its...
Regents nix UA tuition hike

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska Board of Regents gave thumbs down to a proposal to boost tuition by 4 percent.University President Pat Gamble sought the increase for the 2015-16...
My Turn: Guns on campus: Let's aim for the right target

...had, in fact, declared clearly to the Senate Judiciary Committee that, as written then and now, the University of Alaska Board of Regents would not support the bill, but no matter), I asked myself: "Argue against what?" I am a gun user...
Alaska Editorial: UA president bonus a bad idea

...appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: It's a bad decision on the face of it from a public perspective.The University of Alaska Board of Regents hopes to entice the system's president to extend his stay with a $320,000 bonus.This is while the...
My Turn: Board of Regents made independent decision on president's retention incentive

I'd like to share with readers the University of Alaska Board of Regents' thinking behind our decision to offer President Pat Gamble a new contract that contains a retention incentive. The board's...


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