2020

Our latest news releases:

10/22/20

Board of Regents to hold audio public testimony session

10/20/20

University of Alaska Launches Giving Day October 20

10/15/20

UA Foundation Names Dr. Tod A. Burnett as President

10/6/20

852 Alaska students receive the $12,000 UA Scholars Award 

9/29/20 New Legislation Would Provide Greater Fiscal Stability for the University of Alaska
9/11/20

Regents approve discontinuation of four UAA athletics teams, address budget challenges and begin planning for the future

9/08/20 University of Alaska Board of Regents will meet Sept. 10-11 to discuss the FY22 budget, UAA athletics, and other topics
8/26/20 Change in the phone number for Board of Regents audio public testimony
8/25/20

Brian Barnes Receives University of Alaska Foundation Bullock Prize

8/24/20

Board of Regents to hold audio public testimony session

 8/5/20

Board of Regents rescinds its decision to study a UAS-UAF merger and provides new direction; hears update on universities’ COVID-19 plans for fall semester

8/4/20

Megan Riebe appointed Acting University of Alaska Foundation President

8/4/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents to meet August 5

7/30/20

UA Board of Regents adopts changes to sex and gender discrimination policies; will reconsider UAS/UAF merger

 7/28/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents to meet July 30

7/20/20

 University of Alaska Board of Regents Title IX and Governance committees to meet July 23

7/14/20

UA Board of Regents names Pat Pitney as university's intrim president

7/10/20

UA Board of Regents name five finalists for interim UA president

7/09/20

UA Board of Regents considers nominees for interim UA president; establishes attributes for selection process

7/8/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents announces a series of meetings to select interim president

6/30/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents approve process to select interim UA President

6/24/20

Acting UA President Michelle Rizk announces Dr. Karen Carey as Interim UAS chancellor

6/22/20

After consultation with Board of Regents, UA President Jim Johnsen has resigned as UA System president

6/12/20

UA President Jim Johnsen withdraws from University of Wisconsin search

6/05/20

UA Board of Regents approves changes to academic programs and major cuts to administration

6/04/20

Board of Regents commits to further study of structural option, approves FY21 Budget

6/04/20

Board of Regents Chair Statement in Support of UA President Johnsen

6/01/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents to discuss FY21-22 budgets and options for university transformation during its June 4-5 meeting

5/22/20

Board of Regents to hold two audio public testimony sessions

5/20/20

UA president to share on-site operations plan during governor’s press briefing

5/12/20

Board of Regents Audit and Academic Affairs Committees to continue work on expedited program review and the FY21-22 budget this week

5/6/20

Matthew Cooper named University of Alaska General Counsel

4/29/20

University of Alaska implements executive and senior leader furloughs

4/20/20

Enrollment for fall semester underway at the University of Alaska

3/21/20

Student support initiative addresses emergency financial needs

2/21/20

Board of Regents approves UAF Master Plan and discusses budgets, and a timeline for expedited academic reviews

1/17/2020

UA Board of Regents approves tuition increase, sets aside $1.5 million for student financial aid

1/14/2020 UA Board of Regents to discuss FY21 budget and possible tuition increase this week during its Anchorage meeting
 1/10/2020 Board of Regents Will Hold Statewide Public Testimony January 14