Public Affairs

2012 News and Events

Our current releases are listed here in order of release date.

12/20/2012 Smith announces his return to Anchorage; Rizk appointed interim chief human resources officer
12/11/2012 Regents wrap up two-day meeting
12/05/2012 University of Alaska has more than $1 billion direct and indirect economic impact in Alaska annually
11/29/2012 Regents to meet in Fairbanks December 6-7  
11/19/2012 UA College Savings Plan announces scholarship account winners
11/08/2012 UA Regents Approve Budgets Focused on Student Achievement and Attainment and Investments in Alaska’s Future
11/05/2012 UA Budget Request Tops UA Regents Agenda
10/11/2012 Langdon Selected 2012 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence Winner
10/02/2012 UA Board of Regents votes unanimously to approve UA’s Strategic Direction Initiative
09/21/2012 Regents to meet in Juneau September 27-28
08/09/2012 UA President Appoints Two New Positions
06/28/2012 UA President Gamble Proposes Lowest Tuition Increase in Decade  
06/20/2012University of Alaska Automates Employee Interface to Payroll,
Saving more than nine tons of paper per year
06/19/2012 Gamble Announces New Director of K-12 Outreach Operations, Kathryn Berry Bertram  
06/18/2012Megan Riebe Named Associate Vice President of Development and Executive Director of the University of Alaska Foundation  
06/12/2012Regents approve multiple construction and maintenance projects
06/01/2012Regents to meet in Anchorage June 7-8
06/01/2012 Nancy Spink Named New Chief Risk Officer  
05/31/2012UA’s Fisheries Seafood Maritime initiative focuses on industry needs
05/09/2012President Gamble Announces New Chief Financial Officer
04/30/2012UA Foundation awards migratory bird research grant
04/27/2012 Kathleen Wattum Selected Interim Public Affairs Director for UA System  
04/23/2012New York Life Contributes $900,000 to University of Alaska Multi-Year Grant Brings Total Giving to $1.7 Million Since 2007  
04/13/2012 Regents Approve New Academic Programs at UAS, UAA  
04/09/2012Regents to Gather at Kenai River Campus
02/16/2012Regents approve electrical upgrades  
02/14/2012 Regents to decide on baking & pastry certificate, new name for campus ridge  
02/10/2012 Icicle Seafoods gift extends throughout the University of Alaska
1/27/2012Two top-level appointments announced at UA System  
1/26/2012 UA retains Washington DC firm for federal relations contract
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