What People Are Saying

What are people saying about the power of higher education and the University of Alaska?

Legislature has a duty to rectify Dunleavy’s disastrous vetoes
Anchorage Daily News | 08/11/20

Our diverse university
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner | 07/14/2020

UA needs land to make money: Granting more acreage can help university’s budget troubles
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner | 07/05/2020

Alaska Voices: UAA helps Anchorage build workforce capacity
Peninsula Clarion | 06/25/2020

How should the University of Alaska move forward?
Anchorage Daily News | 06/19/2020


June 4, 2019 - Forget the national average: Alaska’s uniqueness necessitates greater state investment in its university - by Robert Anderson, State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO)

May 30, 2019 - Alaska's businesses support the university - Opinion by Bruce Bustamante, Craig Dahl, and Marisa Sharrah

May 22, 2019 - Now is the time to invest in the university, not cut it - Opinion by Joey Sweet

May 16, 2019 -  Unconditional support for the university’s research mission and for continuing University of Alaska Fairbanks’ leadership of that research -  Letter to Rep. Wilson from UAS Juneau Campus Advisory Council Members

May 9, 2019 - Walking toward a bright future - Victoria Peterson

May 9, 2019 - UA is growing Alaska’s future here at home - Community Perspective by Lael Oldmixon

May 7, 2019 - University of Alaska is fully committed to the student experience - Op-Ed by President Jim Johnsen

May 2, 2019 - University of Alaska needs support from Legislature, governor - Guest Commentary by Joe Beedle

May 1, 2019 - The students building a bridge to Alaska’s future - Community Perspective by Bill Schnabel

April 22, 2019 - Let’s talk about education funding - Letter by Mike Overdorff

April 21, 2019 - A world view through an Alaska education - Article by David James

April 20, 2019 - Concern for UA's Future -  Letter to the Editor by 

April 18, 2019 - The Alaska I helped build is under attack - Opinion by Vic Fischer

April 9, 2019 - Alumni Association Calling out Proposed Cuts ‘for what they are’ - Op-Ed by Peter Van Flein

March 31, 2019 - UAA Alumni Letter to Alaska Legislators - UAA Alumni Board

March 23, 2019 - Resolution 2019-06  To compel Governor Dunleavy to adequately research the impacts of the proposed budget and be more transparent about the consequences it would have on the University of Alaska and the State of Alaska  - Coalition of Student Leaders 

February 25, 2019 - Resolution 2019-04 In Extreme Concern of the Proposed FY 20 UA Funding - Coalition of Student Leaders 

February 25, 2019 - Resolution #19-06: In Extreme Concern for the Proposed FY20 UA Funding - Union of Students of the University of Alaska Anchorage (USUAA)

February 24, 2019 – Alaska’s Medical School May Need Resuscitation - Scott Gross

February 21, 2019 – Role of Education in Solving Alaska’s Economic Crisis - Gokhan Karahan

February 13, 2019 – President Johnsen’s Message on the Governor’s FY20 Budget

February 13, 2019 – UAF Chancellor White’s Message on the Governor’s FY20 Budget

February 12, 2019 – UAS Chancellor Caulfield’s Message on the Governor’s FY20 Budget

February 12, 2019 – UAA Chancellor Sandeen’s Message on the Governor’s FY20 Budget

January 17, 2019 – President Johnsen’s Message on the Regent’s FY20 Budget