Public Affairs

September 23, 2013

Media Advisory: UA Board of Regents to meet in Juneau Sept. 26 & 27

For Immediate Release
Monday, Sept. 23, 2013

The University of Alaska Board of Regents will meet Sept. 26 & 27, Thursday and Friday, at the University of Alaska Southeast’s Student Recreation Center, Room 116, in Juneau. Public testimony will be taken in person at approximately 8:30 a.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday.

The public may also listen and watch the meeting via the Internet at:
www.alaska.edu/oit/services/video-conferencing/streaming-conferences/.

The board will discuss a tuition rate for the 2014-2015 academic year, and consider a proposal by the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ School of Management to charge a 25 percent higher tuition rate, known as a differential tuition. Several academic programs are also up for review and approval by the board.

The board will have its first introduction and review of the FY15 operating and capital budgets, but is not expected to take action on the budget proposal until November. The full agenda is available online at:
http://www.alaska.edu/bor/agendas/2013/sep-26-27/index.xml.

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Contact: Kate Ripley 907/450-8102 (office), 907/460-1442 (cell) or klripley@alaska.edu.

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