April 3, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3, 2019
UA Board of Regents to address the future of UAA’s School of Education, FY20 state funding at special meeting April 8
WHO: University of Alaska Board of Regents.
WHAT: A special board meeting to hear the findings of an expedited program review of UAA’s School of Education, consider a recommendation to discontinue the initial licensure programs at UAA and to discuss the university's budget.
WHEN: 1:30-5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 8.
WHERE: 204 Butrovich Building, 2025 Yukon Drive, University of Alaska Fairbanks,
In Anchorage, UAA Administration Building, Room 204
In Juneau, UAS Hendrickson Building, Room 204
The meeting will be live streamed at http://www.alaska.edu/bor/live/.
The meeting agenda is available online at: https://www.alaska.edu/bor/agendas/.
ACCREDITATION BACKGROUND: During its regular meeting Feb. 28/March 1, the board directed President Jim Johnsen and university administration to conduct an expedited program review of UAA’s School of Education programs. As part of that review, options were presented by the chancellors of UAA, UAF and UAS for delivering those programs and the opinion of the General Counsel was sought regarding the associated legal risks. The administration has been dedicated to finding a certain path to licensure for UAA education students.
For more information, contact Roberta Graham, associate vice president of public affairs at 907-360-2416 (cell).