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Kenai Peninsula College prepares to go smoke-free

KENAI - The University of Alaska system's ban on tobacco products will go into effect by the end of the year, including at Kenai Peninsula College campuses and extension...
University system takes steps to ready for shooting response there is an active shooting on the Anchorage campus.It's just one example of ways the campuses of the University of Alaska system tries to prepare students to respond if there ever is an actual shooting on campus, officials said.An emergency...
UA system appoints new president

The University of Alaska system has named its new president.After searching for months, the university's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to appoint Dr. Jim...
Budget deal reached

...Children's Services social workers, $2.8 million for the senior benefits program and $5 million for the University of Alaska system.The budget is relatively unchanged from what the House approved and the Senate rejected at the end of May...
My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps

...higher broadband penetration.In coda, economic success is often a byproduct experienced by people who are aiming for something else. But it comes.? Dr. Ashok K. Roy and Dr. Shiva Hullavarad are with the University of Alaska System.
UAS Fairbanks cuts $20M from budget

...Grimes said. "Why not use that expertise to make decisions about the budget?"The cuts come as the greater University of Alaska system faces declining state funding."It's commonly understood from leadership throughout the UA system that the...
Empire Editorial: Make good on UA system's strengths

Early this month, Jim Johnsen, the presumptive next president of the University of Alaska system, traveled to Juneau.It's a tough time to be stepping into the system's top job. Faced with a multibillion-dollar statewide...
Facing cuts, UA mulls program eliminations

...happen. There was no talk of it possibly not being funded."The dental hygiene program is one of a slew of University of Alaska system majors that were tapped to be eliminated or suspended this year, partially due to an ongoing budgetary squeeze...
$5B budget approved, ending session

...Children's Services social workers, $2.8 million for the senior benefits program, $5 million for the University of Alaska system and $250,000 for public broadcasting.With a budget passed, the ferry system will continue operating uninterrupted...
House agrees on budget

...75 million for the Alaska Marine Highway System; $250,000 to public broadcasting; and $5 million to the University of Alaska system.Legislators reported Friday evening a compromise might be in sight after almost a month and a half of negotiations...
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