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  • Wayne Mowery

    Wane Mowrey joins General Counsel

    December 01, 2020

    Wayne Mowery joined the General Counsel office in November 2020 as an associate general counsel.
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    John Boucher named Interim Chief Information Technology Officer for UA System

    October 30, 2020

    Interim UA President Pat Pitney has named John Boucher as interim chief information technology officer (CITO) for the University of Alaska. Boucher succeeds current CITO Mark Kondrak who has resigned effective Nov. 1, 2020.
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  • Kerynn Fisher

    Kerynn Fisher helps President Pitney get the job done

    October 30, 2020

    Kerynn Fisher returned to the University of Alaska on October 12 as the special assistant to the president.
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  • Tod Burnett

    UA Foundation Names Dr. Tod A. Burnett as President

    October 30, 2020

    The University of Alaska Foundation Board of Directors has named Dr. Tod A. Burnett as president of the University of Alaska Foundation and chief development officer of the University of Alaska.
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  • Megan Reibe

    Megan Riebe appointed Acting University of Alaska Foundation President

    August 28, 2020

    The Executive Committee of the UA Foundation Board of Directors has appointed Megan Riebe as the acting UA Foundation President effective August 22, 2020, following the retirement of current UA Foundation President Susan Foley.
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  • BOR Chair recognizes Acting President Rizk, welcomes Pat Pitney to UA

    July 31, 2020

    On Monday, August 3, we will welcome Pat Pitney to the University of Alaska as our interim president. We look forward to her leadership, her vision and her collaboration with the UA community. Welcome Pat! I also want to acknowledge and thank Acting President Michelle Rizk who stepped into this role to help the university move forward in a time of needed transition. We are grateful for her service to our community not only as acting system president but also in her current position as vice president of university relations.
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  • UA Board of Regents names Pat Pitney as university's interim president

    July 31, 2020

    The University of Alaska Board of Regents announced today that it has selected Pat Pitney to serve as the university's interim president. Pitney will take over from Acting President Michelle Rizk on Aug.1.
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  • Mary Gower named Chief Equity and Compliance Officer

    June 26, 2020

    Mary Gower was retitled the University of Alaska Chief Equity and Compliance Officer (CECO) on May 20, 2020. Reporting to the President and as a member of the President's Executive Leadership Team, the CECO provides leadership and oversight to the Offices of Equity and Compliance. The position helps ensure that the University of Alaska is not only compliant in meeting university obligations and responsibilities, but is also proactive, responsive, and collaborative in providing a learning and working environment free of discrimination for faculty, staff and students. Mary Gower was initially appointed Chief Title IX Officer in February 2017.
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  • Liz Wolfe loves to travel and it shows

    May 29, 2020

    Elizabeth (Liz) Wolfe's journey with the University of Alaska began in January 2018 when she joined the Human Resources department where she worked in accounting. She transitioned to a position as the UA Foundation's Fairbanks gift manager on June 1.
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  • UAA Administration Updates

    May 29, 2020

    Today, I am sharing important news regarding UAA's Administrative Services division. I accepted Beverly Shuford's resignation as vice chancellor for Administrative Services, effective June 1, 2020, and have designed a plan for management of the Administrative Services units, the details of which are included below.
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