Announcements of UA system leadership changes, employee recognition and personnel news.

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  • Gambrell appointed to lead labor and employee engagement

    August 16, 2019

    Glenn Gambrell has been appointed the new Director of Labor and Employee Engagement. He joined the department on August 12.

  • Owen Guthrie hired as UAF eCampus director

    July 23, 2019

    Owen Guthrie was recently named director of UAF eCampus. He will oversee and manage all eCampus operations and report to the provost and executive vice chancellor.

  • Adam Watson named director of PAIR

    July 19, 2019

    Adam Watson has been named director of the Office of Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research. He will oversee and manage all operations within PAIR and report to UAF provost and executive vice chancellor Anupma Prakash.

  • Bryan Uher

    Uher appointed acting dean for CRCD

    July 19, 2019

    Bryan Uher was appointed acting dean for the College of Rural and Community Development by Evon Peter, vice chancellor for rural, community and native education, effective July 1, 2019. He will continue as director of the Interior Alaska Campus during this temporary appointment.

  • Student regent Joey Sweet recognized for exceptional service

    July 08, 2019

    Last month, Stephen "Joey" Sweet ended his two-year term as the student member of the University of Alaska Board of Regents. The regents recognized his passionate and exceptional service to the board with a resolution of appreciation during the February 28-March 1 meeting.

  • UAF Graduate Student Cachet Garrett joins Board of Regents

    July 08, 2019

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy appointed Cachet Garrett as the student representative for the University of Alaska Board of Regents on May 30. Her term began June 1.

  • Barb QasuGlana Amarok

    Barb Amarok hired as Northwest Campus director

    June 19, 2019

    Barb QasuGlana Amarok has accepted the position of director of the Northwest Campus, in Nome, after an extensive recruitment effort. She will begin her new role Monday, June 24.

  • Keith Champagne will take on a new role as leader of the Alaska Nanooks intercollegiate athletics program.

    UAF announces new leadership for Nanooks athletics

    June 18, 2019

    University of Alaska Fairbanks Chancellor Dan White has announced that Keith Champagne will take on a new role as leader of the Alaska Nanooks intercollegiate athletics program.

  • Lori Klein

    Lori Klein Selected as UAS Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

    May 30, 2019

    The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lori Klein as the new Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs (EMSA). Klein assumes the new role on June 10.

  • Alaska State Legislature Honors Merritt Helferrich's Legacy

    May 16, 2019

    The Alaska State Legislature recently passed a resolution to honor the life and legacy of Merritt Helferrich. During his time at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Helferrich served as associate director of the Geophysical Institute at UAF and project director of the International Arctic Research Center building project.