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My Turn: Investing in the state's future through the Univeristy of Alaska

This week, as the University of Alaska Board of Regents prepares to consider a Fiscal Year 2017 proposed budget, I'm reminded of Winston Churchill, who when asked about cutting arts...
University of Alaska Board of Regents to decide budget

The board of directors for the University of Alaska is expected to approve a 9 percent tuition hike when it meets Wednesday morning in Anchorage.
State | AK legislature
Walker appoints Paramo to UAA Board of Regents

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker has chosen Deena Paramo to serve on the University of Alaska Board of Regents. Paramo is the superintendent of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District.
UAS rolls out new associate degree

...has officially begun recruiting students for its new associate degree in maritime transportation.The University of Alaska Board of Regents approved the degree in its Juneau meeting last week, and UAS said in a statement Wednesday that students...
Pugh 'honored' by UAS hall naming

The new freshman dorm at the University of Alaska Southeast was named in honor of one of its favored administrators during a Thursday evening ceremony at the campus. The First Year Residence Hall will now be known as the John R. Pugh Residence Hall.
State | Local
With cuts on horizon, UA needs budget hike just to stay level

The University of Alaska expects to need $27 million more next year from the Alaska Legislature to fund operations. The state's Office of Management and Budget says it should expect $15.8 million less.
State | Local
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...
UA appoints new president

ANCHORAGE - The University of Alaska Board of Regents has named a new university president after a monthslong search for the right candidate.The Alaska Dispatch News reported the...
Michael Burns

Michael John BurnsDecember 16, 1946 July 16, 2015Michael John Burns passed away peacefully on July 16, 2015, at his home in Juneau, Alaska, surrounded by family. He was born on December 16, 1946, in Galesburg, Illinois to John H. and Louise Little
UAF chancellor announces summer retirement plans

...He has done some amazing things in the seven years he has been there."Jo Heckman, president of the University of Alaska Board of Regents, said high stress in the university system was evident last week at the Regents' meeting in Bethel...


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