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UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA

INDEMNIFICATION FOR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, AND BOARD MEMBERS

Protection for University of Alaska employees, agents, officers, and board members for claims and litigation arising out of acts taken within the course and scope of their duties is provided both under Alaska Statute and under Board of Regents Policy:

ALASKA STATUTE:

Sec. 14.40.175. Indemnification.

The Board of Regents shall insure or indemnify and protect the Board of Regents, any member of the Board of Regents, or any agent or employee of the University of Alaska or of the Board of Regents against financial loss and expense, including reasonable legal fees and costs arising out of any claim, demand, suit, or judgment by reason of alleged negligence, alleged violation of civil rights, or alleged wrongful act resulting in death or bodily injury to any person or accidental damage to or destruction of property, inside or outside the university premises, if the Board of Regents member, agent or employee, at the time of the occurrence, was acting under the direction of the Board of Regents within the course or scope of the duties of the member, agent, or employee.

Link to AS 14.40.175:

BOARD OF REGENTS POLICY:

P01.01.08 - Indemnification

The board will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless board members and officers, university officers and employees, and members of advisory bodies and councils established by Regents' Policy or University Regulation, from any and all liability or damage arising out of acts on behalf of the board and the university performed within the course or scope of their official duties.

Link to Policy number 01.01 :

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