The Vice President for Academics, Students & Research, directs a division of services including Academic Affairs, Research, Workforce Programs, Student Success, and Distance Education. The Vice President works with the UA campuses on academic and research initiatives and collaborations to promote research in Alaska. The University of Alaska is committed to working closely with all federal and state agencies and private enterprise to further develop collaboration and new exposures for future growth in all areas of science and technology.
Vice President Academics, Students, and Research
Academic & Administrative Reviews
The Board of Regents set in motion an expedited review of academic programs and administrative functions at each university. The recommendations will be coordinated at the system level and presented to the Board of Regents for approval in June.
Common Calendar 2018 - 2022
The Faculty Alliance Common Calendar Committee has developed a common calendar, coordinating start dates and breaks throughout the system, and are further developing coordinated course starting time alignment to facilitate cross-university instruction.
Information on Accreditation
All three universities, UAA, UAF, and UAS, and their respective Community Colleges are fully accredited. In addition to institutional accreditation from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, UA has more than 60 program/specialized accreditations across the system.
UAA Research News - external
November 12, 2019
Fact: You cannot stop corrosion. But according to assistant professor in mechanical engineering Raghu Srinivasan, you can study it and mitigate its effects, which is what the award-winning professor is doing in his lab and on top of UAA’s Engineering and Computation Building’s parking garage.
September 16, 2019
For the past two years, recent UAA alumnus Seth Campbell has worked on ICECON, a project commissioned by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to assist the U.S. Coast Guard in determining ship travel and safety on the Great Lakes. He's now handing the baton to UAA engineering student Kelsey Frazier for part two of the project, Arctic ICECON.
September 10, 2019
Squirrels typically aren’t thought of as a good inspiration for comic book superpowers, but UAA biology professor Khrys Duddleston is set to change that.
August 13, 2019
For the past 27 years, UAA dance professor Jill Flanders Crosby has been working on a project spanning generations, mediums and even the Atlantic Ocean.
UAF Research News - external
September 22, 2020
The seminar on Sept. 25, from 3:30-4:30, will be offered by Tim Cline, an aquatic ecologist who works for the U.S. Geological Survey.
September 22, 2020
The seminar on Sept. 23 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. will be offered by CRCD's Jessica Black (Gwich'in) and CFOS' Courtney Carothers.
September 18, 2020
The rapidly melting Malaspina Glacier in southeastern Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park could create a new ocean bay, one feature in what may be the largest landscape transformation underway in the United States.
September 17, 2020
Today the U.S. Department of Energy announced the reestablishment of its Arctic Energy Office, which will be headquartered at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The office will be housed in the Engineering Learning and Innovation Facility on the Troth Yeddha’ campus in Fairbanks. From the Department of Energy’s news release: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. […]
UAS Research News
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