The UAS chancellor says programs with larger enrollments are more likely to be retained. But he adds that some smaller programs, like Alaska Native languages, are critical to the mission of UAS.
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.
The candidate to be the state university system’s next president is meeting with students, faculty and community members around the state this week.
The University of Alaska system is on a list of 79 post-secondary institutions around the nation being investigated, but university officials aren’t sure why.