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The People Behind Campus Names

The buildings, parks, landmarks, and venues of the University of Alaska often bear the names of individuals. The actions of these individuals, in forming and sustaining the university, whether a regent, president, or university advocate, are honored with the use of their names.

On these pages, you will find the stories of the people behind the names. Who are they and what did they contribute to the University of Alaska?

This is an ongoing compilation of names of presidents, faculty members, regents, alumni, donors, students and prominent individuals instrumental in building the University of Alaska.