The review confirms that UAF failed to pursue policy dictated disciplinary action against perpetrators in five cases from 2011 into 2014.Read More
Multiple systemic failures, including a lack of capable staff, contributed to the mishandling of five sexual abuse cases at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
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“It’s often difficult to join up the world of research and academia with the world of actual on the ground fire management,” said Alaska Fire Science Consortium ecologist Randi Jandt.Read More
The bill, from Rep. Lynn Gattis, would require that the board include one resident each from Anchorage; the Kenai Peninsula, Matanuska-Susitna and Fairbanks North Star boroughs; the City and Borough of Juneau; and a community not connected by road or rail to Anchorage or Fairbanks. There would be a student regent and four at-large members.Read More
Public commenters berated two Wasilla legislators for inserting controversial language restricting sex education in schools in a parental rights and student testing bill.Read More
The conference committee voted five to one to adopt the House version of the university budget, which cuts $35 million more than the $15 million cut proposed by Governor Bill Walker.Read More
Senate Bill 89, which would require parents to opt their children into sex education lessons, was introduced by Sen. Mike Dunleavy and narrowly passed House Education last month.Read More