• An English class meets by Auke Lake at the UAS Juneau campus. Photo by Ryan Cortes

    An English class meets by Auke Lake at the UAS Juneau campus. Photo by Ryan Cortes

  • The Gulkana glacier along the Richardson Highway. Photo by Olivia Baker

    The Gulkana glacier along the Richardson Highway. Photo by Olivia Baker

  • University of Alaska Southeast taking research into the great outdoors. Photo by Mark Rainery

    University of Alaska Southeast taking research into the great outdoors. Photo by Mark Rainery

  • A morning view of the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau. Photo by Ryan Cortes

    A morning view of the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau. Photo by Ryan Cortes

President Jim Johnsen on Planning Our Future


The University of Alaska Board of Regents held its annual strategic planning meeting last Thursday and Friday in Anchorage. The meeting included academic and administrative leaders from the system office and the campuses.

The purpose of the meeting was to set the long term course for Alaska’s university system during this most difficult financial period for the state. The Regents were unanimous in their commitment that the university provide excellent programs at each of its campuses, ensure access to the opportunities only the university can provide Alaskans, and do so more cost effectively.

Read more here.

UA President Johnsen's State of the University Address

On January 12, 2016 UA President Jim Johnsen gave his first State of the University Address. You can find a transcript of the address below or watch a recording.

Download a PDF of UA President Johnsen's State of the University Address

Watch a recording of the State of the University Address

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Stop the Silence: www.alaska.edu/stopthesilence

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