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    Capitol Reports May 15 & 17, 2024

    May 17, 2024

    LEGISLATURE ADJOURNS: UA Appreciates Legislative Support on Priority Issues

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    University of Alaska and graduate student union reach tentative 3-year contract agreement

    May 03, 2024

    The next steps include approval by the University Board of Regents, the Department of Administration, and ratification of the contract by AGWA bargaining unit members. The request will then be submitted to the legislature for funding approval this session.

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    Capitol Report May 3, 2024

    May 03, 2024

    The Senate Passes the Operating Budget Out of Committee and Plans for Floor Vote Next Week While the House Considers Capital Budget Changes.

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    University of Alaska Scholars Program celebrates its 25th class

    May 03, 2024

    Top-ranking high school seniors from nearly 225 high schools across Alaska will graduate this month as part of the University of Alaska's 25th cohort of UA Scholars, each qualifying for a $12,000 scholarship.

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    Spring 2024 Commencement Schedule

    May 03, 2024

    Spring commencement is upon us. Here is the system-wide schedule.

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    Coming Soon: Upgrades to UAOnline will improve student, employee experience

    April 19, 2024

    Changes are coming to how staff, faculty, and students interact with UAOnline. Over the next 18 months, UA will be upgrading UAOnline and Banner Self-Service to version 9.

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    Capitol Report April 19, 2024

    April 19, 2024

    The Senate unveils their initial changes to the operating budget while the House begins review of the capital budget

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    Launching the first UA Procurement Newsletter

    April 19, 2024

    It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the first edition of The UA Procurement News. We understand that the procurement process can sometimes resemble a black hole; therefore we are committed to shedding light and demystifying the process through initiatives like this quarterly newsletter, upcoming interactive Q&A sessions and enhanced educational materials.

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    Arctic Leadership Initiative Opportunities

    April 19, 2024

    The University of Alaska is developing an Arctic Leadership Initiative to help position Alaskans as world leaders in Arctic issues, amplify Alaska Native voices in Arctic policy development, and enhance the reputation of our universities as centers of Arctic expertise.

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    Graduate Student Employee Union Negotiations Continue Making Progress

    April 19, 2024

    UA is conducting 3 days of scheduled, in-person negotiations with the newly formed Alaska Graduate Workers Association (AGWA) this week. Progress continues to be made, and UA is about reaching a mutually beneficial contract for all parties.