Read the latest updates on the university budget, Board of Regents, and other major UA System news

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  • Regents declare financial exigency; consider structural options

    July 22, 2019

    Dear UA Community, Today, on a vote of 10-1, the Board of Regents approved a declaration of financial exigency for the university. This difficult decision is a direct result of a massive $136 million (41%) reduction in state funding, projected additional losses from declining enrollment and reduced research activity, and the lack of sufficient reserves to fund our current operations through the year.

  • Revised Agenda for Monday's Board of Regents Meeting

    July 20, 2019

    Board of Regents Chair John Davies, after consultation with the board, will bring forward the question of a Declaration of Financial Exigency

  • Meeting of the Board of Regents

    Exigency and UA structure update

    July 19, 2019

    In light of Moody's action, the certainty of a substantial reduction, and the ongoing budget impasse, Board of Regents Chair John Davies, after consultation with the board, will bring forward the question of a Declaration of Financial Exigency at the BOR meeting on Monday, July 22.

  • UA hosts national higher education auditors conference

    July 19, 2019

    The Statewide Office of Audit and Consulting Services will host the 10th Pacific Northwest Higher Education Internal Auditors' Conference next week in Fairbanks.

  • Accreditation Renewed For University of Alaska Southeast

    July 19, 2019

    The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is pleased to announce that the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has reaffirmed its accreditation.

  • University Foundation appeals to donors for scholarship fund support

    July 19, 2019

    The UA Foundation launched a campaign Monday, July 15 to help offset the loss of $15 million in state funding for the Alaska Education Grant, Alaska Performance Scholarship, and the WWAMI Medical Education Loan Program. Donations to support scholarship scholarships may be made online or by texting AKScholarships to 41444.

  • Pick.Click.Give. to show your support for UA

    July 19, 2019

    You can put your money where your mouth is by pledging a portion of your Permanent Fund Dividend to support individual University of Alaska campuses throughout the state, the UA system and/or scholarships through the University of Alaska Foundation.

  • Budget cuts to UA results in Moody's three-step downgrade to UA's credit rating

    July 18, 2019

    The credit rating committee of Moody's Corporation decided earlier today to downgrade the credit rating of the University of Alaska from its current A1 rating to Baa1 with a negative outlook.

  • Throwback Thursday for UA Strong

    July 18, 2019

    Asking all UA grads to post a selfie, graduation photo or photo of themselves with their degree and tag #UAStrong.

  • KUAC FM off the air for upgrades July 22-28

    July 17, 2019

    KUAC FM will be off the air for about a week, beginning the afternoon of July 22, to install a new transmitter and antenna on Ester Dome. The work will increase the public radio station's reliability and on-air consistency.