State of the University

2023 state of the University Address

The 2023 State of the University Address was held February 21, 2023.
President Pitney made the annual address during the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce weekly luncheon. It was livestreamed and recorded for the UA community. 

President Pitney provided an update on the important role the University of Alaska system has in the state’s economic recovery and in building Alaska’s workforce; the contributions of UA’s world-class research; and highlighted excellence across the university system. Read more about the 2023 address.

State of the University Address 2023 (PDF)


ASL interpretation was provided during Pitney's address.


2022 State of the University Address

The State of the University Address was delivered by University of Alaska President Pat Pitney on March 3, 2022. The address was presented through the Juneau Chamber of Commerce and was supported in part by the University of Alaska Foundation.  Thanks to KTOO, you can also watch the address on Gavel Alaska.

A recording of the address will be posted here as soon as it's available.

ASL interpretation will be provided. To access live captioning go to our live transcription page during the event.  

Past State of the University Addresses Archive