2020

Our latest news releases:

 11/18/20

University of Alaska launches ‘Did You Know?’ series

11/17/20

University of Alaska Interim President Pat Pitney to discuss UA’s role in Alaska’s economic recovery in a joint Senate and House Education Committee meeting

11/13/20

Pitney statement on university athletics

11/11/20

UA Interim President Pat Pitney names Dr. Karen Carey as UAS Chancellor

11/10/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents to hold an emergency meeting November 11

11/06/20

Board of Regents takes proactive steps to address racial justice at UA, agrees to upper level and graduate tuition increases at UAF, and approves operating and capital budgets for FY22

11/02/22

Board of Regents to discuss FY22 budget, tuition rates, and other topics during its November 5-6 meeting

10/22/20

Board of Regents to hold audio public testimony session

10/20/20

University of Alaska Launches Giving Day October 20

10/15/20

UA Foundation Names Dr. Tod A. Burnett as President

10/6/20

852 Alaska students receive the $12,000 UA Scholars Award 

9/29/20 New Legislation Would Provide Greater Fiscal Stability for the University of Alaska
9/11/20

Regents approve discontinuation of four UAA athletics teams, address budget challenges and begin planning for the future

9/08/20 University of Alaska Board of Regents will meet Sept. 10-11 to discuss the FY22 budget, UAA athletics, and other topics
8/26/20 Change in the phone number for Board of Regents audio public testimony
8/25/20

Brian Barnes Receives University of Alaska Foundation Bullock Prize

8/24/20

Board of Regents to hold audio public testimony session

 8/5/20

Board of Regents rescinds its decision to study a UAS-UAF merger and provides new direction; hears update on universities’ COVID-19 plans for fall semester

8/4/20

Megan Riebe appointed Acting University of Alaska Foundation President

8/4/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents to meet August 5

7/30/20

UA Board of Regents adopts changes to sex and gender discrimination policies; will reconsider UAS/UAF merger

 7/28/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents to meet July 30

7/20/20

 University of Alaska Board of Regents Title IX and Governance committees to meet July 23

7/14/20

UA Board of Regents names Pat Pitney as university's intrim president

7/10/20

UA Board of Regents name five finalists for interim UA president

7/09/20

UA Board of Regents considers nominees for interim UA president; establishes attributes for selection process

7/8/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents announces a series of meetings to select interim president

6/30/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents approve process to select interim UA President

6/24/20

Acting UA President Michelle Rizk announces Dr. Karen Carey as Interim UAS chancellor

6/22/20

After consultation with Board of Regents, UA President Jim Johnsen has resigned as UA System president

6/12/20

UA President Jim Johnsen withdraws from University of Wisconsin search

6/05/20

UA Board of Regents approves changes to academic programs and major cuts to administration

6/04/20

Board of Regents commits to further study of structural option, approves FY21 Budget

6/04/20

Board of Regents Chair Statement in Support of UA President Johnsen

6/01/20

University of Alaska Board of Regents to discuss FY21-22 budgets and options for university transformation during its June 4-5 meeting

5/22/20

Board of Regents to hold two audio public testimony sessions

5/20/20

UA president to share on-site operations plan during governor’s press briefing

5/12/20

Board of Regents Audit and Academic Affairs Committees to continue work on expedited program review and the FY21-22 budget this week

5/6/20

Matthew Cooper named University of Alaska General Counsel

4/29/20

University of Alaska implements executive and senior leader furloughs

4/20/20

Enrollment for fall semester underway at the University of Alaska

3/21/20

Student support initiative addresses emergency financial needs

2/21/20

Board of Regents approves UAF Master Plan and discusses budgets, and a timeline for expedited academic reviews

1/17/2020

UA Board of Regents approves tuition increase, sets aside $1.5 million for student financial aid

1/14/2020 UA Board of Regents to discuss FY21 budget and possible tuition increase this week during its Anchorage meeting
 1/10/2020 Board of Regents Will Hold Statewide Public Testimony January 14