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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...
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...
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 academic year, saying the move would raise about $4 million...
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...
University president says gun bill unacceptable

JUNEAU - University of Alaska President Pat Gamble told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday a bill permitting concealed handguns on campus is unacceptable.
State | AK legislature
Tiny Union College takes aim at national title

...The thing noteworthy here is these are truly outstanding student athletes, not just hockey players," the university president said. "When you look at what they do in the classroom it's hard not to like them. These aren't just good...
Today in History death.Five years ago: Speaking at Cairo University, President Barack Obama called for a "new beginning between...4.1 million training conference. Ohio State University President Gordon Gee announced his retirement after he came...


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