Legislative Priorities

The University of Alaska Government Relations team is working with state and federal policymakers to advance policies that support the five strategic priorities established by the University of Alaska Board of Regents.

UA Board of Regents Strategic Priorities

Learn more about each of the Board's Strategic Priorities HERE.

UA strategic goals and measures

Other Key Legislative Priorities:

Technical Vocational Education Program (TVEP) Reauthorization

The Technical Vocational Education Program (TVEP) provides vital investment in economic and workforce development for Alaska’s future.

University Land Grant Deficit

UA is still due approximately 360,000 acres of land grant entitlement

Higher Education Fund

The Alaska Higher Education Investment Fund endows the merit-based Alaska Performance Scholarship and the needs-based Alaska Education Grant both critical for access to higher education.

Alaska Education Tax Credit

The Education Tax Credit provides a significant public benefit for Alaska by incentivizing private companies to invest in education.