Nov. 2, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 2, 2016
Regents to Address Budget, Tuition, Strategic Pathways at November 10-11 Meeting
The University of Alaska Board of Regents will take up a full agenda when it next meets Nov. 10 – 11 in Fairbanks. Regents will hear final details about the university’s FY18 budget request and 10-year capital improvement plan; discuss a 5 percent tuition increase for Academic Year 2018; take action on Strategic Pathways Phase 1 implementation including Teacher Education; continue the conversation about Intercollegiate Athletics; and review campus scorecards on Title IX.
The board will meet from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 109 of the Butrovich Bldg. on the UAF campus, and will host an informal public gathering Nov. 10 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Globe Room, 215 Elvey Building.
During the two-day meeting the board also will hear presentations on expanding public partnerships and the value and performance of higher education in Alaska. The board will elect new officers and recognize outgoing regent Kenneth J. Fisher with a Resolution of Appreciation.
Committee meetings will be held prior to the full board meeting:
- The Academic and Student Affairs Committee will meet from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 3.
- The Audit Committee from 9 -11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 4.
All meetings can be viewed live via web stream at www.alaska.edu/oit/services/video-conferencing/streaming-conferences/.
In addition to the informal public gathering on Nov. 10, written testimony can be submitted at any time to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Agendas for the committee meetings are available. The agenda for the full Board of Regents meeting will be available Nov. 3. All committee and full board meeting agendas can be found at: www.alaska.edu/bor/agendas
For more information contact Roberta Graham, associate vice president of public affairs at 907-360-2416 (cell).