Regent Darroll Hargraves of Wasilla led the charge to rescind, noting abundant and diverse opposition to the merger.
University of Alaska president: Budget cuts, possible consolidation won’t affect accreditation
“We will remain an accredited university. Period. End of report,” says University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen.
University of Alaska Board of Regents votes to declare financial exigency
The declaration comes as the university grapples with a roughly 40% funding cut from Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s line-item veto and legislators’ failed attempts to override the veto.
Juneau begins to feel budget veto impacts
As the Alaska Legislature continues to grapple with the state’s budget, Juneau is dealing with the direct and indirect impacts of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget vetoes.
University of Alaska president: Dunleavy budget vetoes ‘will impact everything we do’
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen described the budget reductions as “devastating” and outside what university administrators had planned to accommodate.
University of Alaska budget cut by $8 million in legislative compromise
The state Legislature’s conference committee cut $8 million from the University of Alaska’s budget on Wednesday, a softer blow than the nearly $22 million reduction proposed by the state Senate.
Bringing UA under single accreditation not viable option, study finds
University of Alaska president Jim Johnsen is looking into cost savings options to bring all three main campuses under one accreditation.
UA Regents endorse plan to streamline university system
Though the details are not set in stone, a press release suggests UAF could focus on technology, engineering and mathematics; UAA on nursing and economic and policy sciences; and UAS could take the lead in mining and marine programs.
UA execs abruptly resign after meeting with new pres
Two top University of Alaska executives have resigned. The heads of statewide finance and human resources have stepped down following meetings with UA’s new president.
University of Alaska defines consent in new student code of conduct
The University of Alaska system has defined “consent” for the first time when it comes to sexual misconduct terminology. One expert calls the definition good, but thinks it could go further.