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My Turn: How to organize higher education in Alaska

...There is also an overarching structure called University of Alaska system. There is a single Board of Regents the saving of $70 million per year with no University of Alaska system overhead. There will also be savings in travel...
'Placeholder' state budget includes $17M in UA cuts

...the schools are steeling themselves for another year of the same.Although the governor's budget for the University of Alaska system is expected to change when Gov. Bill Walker releases his final version in February, his placeholder budget...
Local | AK legislature
Letter: UA System 2014 annual financial report

...research strength and academic progress for the University of Alaska System. Due to precise fiscal management, the the 2014 Annual Financial Report of the University of Alaska System, the link is:
For Walker, Parnell's budget a placeholder

...Pitney was hired by the Walker administration, replacing former director Karen Rehfeld. She comes from the University of Alaska system, where she worked for more than 24 years, most recently as the vice chancellor of administrative services...
Local | AK legislature
UA spokeswoman takes new UAF gig

Kate Ripley, who has served as the public affairs director for the University of Alaska system for the past 10 years, took the position of University of Alaska Fairbanks alumni relations director this week, the school announced...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...Fellow. Dr. Ashok K. Roy is the Vice President for Finance & Administration/ Chief Financial Officer of the University of Alaska System, and Associate Professor of Business Administration at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair

...Egan said he would not be in favor of any cuts to Pre-K education programs.Each candidate also supports the University of Alaska system, especially the Southeast campus. The UAS campus, like others in the UA system, has been impacted by budget...
UAS Chancellor John Pugh announces retirement

University of Alaska Southeast's Chancellor John Pugh announced on Monday that he plans to retire at the end of the school year. Pugh, who was appointed chancellor at the university in 1999, said in a news release his last day will be May 29, 2015.
UA system warns staff, students of pot use

...Ballot Measure 2 won't change what faculty and students are allowed to do on Alaska's college campuses.The University of Alaska system sent an email Tuesday to all staff and students at its Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau campuses warning against...
My Turn: Supporting higher education pays dividends

...In 2014, more than 6,700 donors invested $23.6 million in cash contributions and in-kind gifts to the University of Alaska system. Private support from corporations, foundations, individual donors, alumni, faculty, staff and friends...


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