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    UA Giving Day is almost here!

    March 08, 2024

    UA Giving Day is Noon, March 26 - 1 p.m., March 28. UA Giving Day is a 49-hour event for our community to spread the word about how important it is to invest in your university for the futures of our students and their families, our community, and our state. And did I mention you can win prizes?

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    University of Alaska Regents approve 'Roadmap to Empower Alaska', charting positive vision for future

    February 24, 2024

    The University of Alaska (UA) Board of Regents met on February 22-23. It unanimously approved its updated strategic plan for the UA System amidst a backdrop of growing enrollment and a strong Arctic leadership position.

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    Capitol Report February 23: Education Legislation and FY 25 Budget

    February 23, 2024

    This week the House largely cleared its committee calendar to make room for substantial debate on Senate Bill 140. Meanwhile, the Senate moved forward with its budget preparation, with both the House and Senate Finance Committees having time for presentations from President Pitney.

  • UA President Pitney to Deliver 2024 "State of the University" Address

    February 23, 2024

    SAVE THE DATE: March 11, 2024 at 12pm.

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    Compliance Chat #12 Password Security

    February 23, 2024

    In this Compliance Chat video installment we explore password security. Mary Gower, Senior Institutional Compliance Liaison, and Kaitlyn Malloy, UA Security Analyst from the UA Office of Information Technology, discuss effective strategies to protect against unauthorized access and maintain the confidentiality of critical data.

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    Empowering Ethical Reporting: Navigating Concerns at the University of Alaska

    February 09, 2024

    UA actively promotes reporting, and offers an alternative resource--the UA Confidential Hotline (or call toll-free 855-251-5719), the university's online reporting tool. It serves as a confidential platform for raising concerns related to risks that could impact UA's financial health, safety, or reputation.

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    Staff Make Students Count nominations

    February 09, 2024

    Do you know someone who makes a world of difference for UA students?

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    The Employee Experience Survey

    February 09, 2024

    Earlier this week, university leadership shared the initial results of the Employee Engagement Survey that HR conducted last fall on behalf of the entire UA System.

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    UAA receives $46M from Department of Homeland Security to lead Arctic homeland security

    February 09, 2024

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) anticipates funding the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) $46 million over the next ten years to lead a consortium of U.S. academic institutions and partners for the newly established Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC)-ARCTIC Center of Excellence (COE) for Homeland Security in the Arctic.

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    2023 UA Foundation Annual Report Released

    January 26, 2024

    This 28 page document covers financial information for the system and all three universities, as well as coverage of the 2023 Giving Day, events, initiatives, awards and more.