Regents approve tuition increase, schedule budget retreat
Feb. 20, 2015
The University of Alaska Board of Regents on Friday approved a 5 percent increase on tuition at campuses throughout the state.
The 8-2 vote came near the end of the regents’ two-day meeting in Anchorage. The change translates to an $8 to $11 per credit hour increase for an in-state undergraduate student.
In September, the board voted against a tuition increase. That was before oil prices dropped and the state’s fiscal scenario changed. Today, the university is anticipating a shortfall of at least $40 million, which includes cost increases for things like utilities, fixed costs, and salary and benefits, as well as an expected decrease in state funding.
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University of Alaska Commences Presidential Search
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The University of Alaska Board of Regents approved a presidential search plan at its Jan. 22 and 23 meeting in Anchorage. Academic Search, Inc. has been contracted to facilitate a focused search effort with the goal of approving a new president in May 2015.
The Presidential Search website has a comprehensive presidential profile and information on how to apply for the position. http://www.alaska.edu/bor/presidential-search/
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