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  • Tlisa Northcutt portrait

    Tlisa A. Northcutt, CFRE, appointed Interim University of Alaska Foundation President

    July 01, 2024

    The University of Alaska Foundation Board of Directors has appointed Tlisa Northcutt as interim president of the UA Foundation and chief development officer for the UA system, effective July 1, 2024, following the resignation of President Tod A. Burnett.

  • UA Giving Day logo banner with three mascots

    Fourth annual UA Giving Day reaches new heights

    March 29, 2024

    The University of Alaska system just wrapped up the most successful UA Giving Day in its history, capturing over 2,050 supporters in 49 hours and becoming the biggest single fundraising event in UA history, with over $1.3 million in funds raised.

  • OPINION: UAA creates opportunity for Alaska students -- and the data shows it

    December 13, 2023

    Across the Lower 48, universities are immersed in questions over cost, campus discourse and politics. In Alaska, we have a different story to tell. The University of Alaska Anchorage provides high-quality, affordable education for Alaskans.

  • Edith Bullock

    Nominations open for 2024 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence

    November 21, 2023

    The University of Alaska Foundation Board of Directors is accepting nominations for the 2023 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence. The prize, which includes a $20,000 award, is presented to an individual who demonstrates excellence in support of the University of Alaska.

  • Dr. Jessica Black portrait

    Dr. Jessica Black receives 2023 Bullock Prize

    September 14, 2023

    The University of Alaska Foundation Board of Directors has awarded the 2023 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence to Dr. Jessica Black. The Bullock Prize is awarded annually to a member of the university community in recognition that a truly great university grows as a result of personal commitments to excellence.

  • Dr. Kevin Berry, University of Alaska Anchorage associate professor of economics.

    UAA’s Dr. Berry Awarded the Caven Professorship in Business and Finance

    September 01, 2023

    The University of Alaska Foundation has awarded Dr. Kevin Berry, University of Alaska Anchorage associate professor of economics, the Harold T. Caven Professorship in Business and Finance for his work in the economics of sustainability.

  • Julie Schram, Ph.D.

    2023 Angus Gavin Memorial Migratory Bird Research Grant Awarded

    June 20, 2023

    Julie Schram, Ph.D., an assistant professor of animal physiology at University of Alaska Southeast, is the recipient of the 2023 Angus Gavin Memorial Migratory Bird Research Grant.

  • Alex Slivka

    Slivka Joins UA Foundation as CFO

    May 12, 2023

    The University of Alaska (UA) Foundation announces the appointment of Alex Slivka as chief financial officer (CFO). He began in his new role on May 1, 2023.

  • Rollover Retirement Income and Support UA

    April 17, 2023

    If you are 70.5 or older, the SECURE Act 2.0 provides a new way to use your IRA for lifetime income while supporting the University of Alaska.

  • Graphic showing three university mascots and giving day results

    UA Giving Day sets new record

    February 24, 2023

    The University of Alaska system wrapped up the most successful UA Giving Day in its history, raising over $1.3 million in 49 hours.