September 10, 2002

Ulmer to Meet With UA Regents

September 10, 2002  NR 15-02

Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, will meet with University of Alaska regents on Friday beginning at 9 a.m. at the University Commons on the UAA campus in Anchorage.

Regents invited both Ulmer and U. S. Sen. Frank Murkowski, the Republican nominee for governor, to meet with them this month, but Murkowski is in Washington, D. C., where Congress is still in session. He may schedule a meeting with regents when he returns to Alaska.

Chancy Croft, chair of the Board of Regents, said the candidates were invited to come to this month’s meeting so the regents could brief them on university activities, and hear from the candidates how the university could help them implement their vision of Alaska’s future.

A spokesperson for Ulmer’s campaign said she was looking forward to talking with regents about ways to strengthen the university’s role in the development of Alaska’s economy.

The regents are meeting Thursday and Friday, September 12 and 13, at the University Commons on the UAA campus.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Bob Miller, 907-474-6311