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In 911 call, professor admits to shooting girlfriend

...had worked so hard to earn would not guarantee him an automatic tenure track to become an assistant professor.University President William LaForge said he didn't know of any conflict between Lamb and Schmidt but "obviously there was something...
Nation and World
University president prioritizes UAF engineering building

...says completing the half-finished engineering building at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is a top priority.University President Jim Johnsen has included a $34.8 million request to complete work on the building in his proposed $134.8...
Officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shooting

...indicted Tensing.Deters said the university should disband its department and turn over policing to the city.University President Santa Ono rejected that, saying campus police duties are different from those of a city department."You need...
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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 university announced Tuesday that Jim...
Today In Sports History for June 26-27

...who was 24 when she won her fourth major.2012 - Major college football finally gets a playoff. A committee of university presidents approve the BCS commissioners' plan for a four-team playoff to start in the 2014 season. The new format creates...
UA Board of Regents to consider 5 percent tuition hike

...students, that jumps to a $22 per credit hour.The decision will come as regents meet at the Anchorage campus.University President Pat Gamble says he recommended the tuition increase because state funding is expected to decrease as oil prices...
My Turn: It's time for an Alaska higher education land-grant equivalency plan

...value property land-grant (University President Patty in 1955 called it...handled at this time." University President Patty (1954) wrote to the...the Alaska Constitution. University President Patty was shocked. He sent...
University president seeks input on Pugh's successor

University of Alaska President Pat Gamble hopes to hire for the University of Alaska Southeast's top position from inside, but says he will cast a wider net if the school's faculty calls for it.
Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions

...fewer scholarships and eliminate funding for some sports. Spurred in part by the Northwestern players, Pac-12 university presidents in May outlined a national plan that included a stipend for athletes, improved medical care and lighter workout...
UA president offered bonus as budget is cut

...executive compensation consultant, said six-figure retention bonuses are increasingly becoming standard for university presidents. Universities are realizing they need to be run more like businesses and their leaders are being paid more like...


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