Communications and Engagement

Engagement Opportunities

At every decision point, we know that there are students, faculty, donors, community members and employees with compelling interests. Between now and the Board’s decision in June, there will be many opportunities to provide input and public testimony. You can use the form below to submit written feedback.

Additional engagement opportunities not listed or represented on this page are listed in an attached Google Sheet

Town Hall Meetings and Listening Sessions

University of Alaska System

  • Virtual Listening Session with President Johnsen - 2 - 3 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2020 (Recording Below)
  • Virtual Town Hall -  6 - 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2020 (Recording Below)

Board of Regents Public Testimony

Please call: 1-866-726-0757. Comments are limited to two minutes per individual or as determined by the chair.
Live stream at:

  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Written testimony is accepted at any time and is shared with the board and the president. Please submit to:


April 25, 2020 - Budget and Financial Management - memo to chancellors from Pres. Johnsen

April 15, 2020 - Expedited Program Review update - President Johnsen

March 25, 2020 - The University of Alaska needs your input on its programs - Op-Ed by Johnsen, Sandeen, White and Caulfield

March 23, 2020 - Message to University Community - President Johnsen

March 20, 2020 -  Expedited Academic Review process enters next phase on March 23

March 6, 2020 - State of the University: UA combines resilience with revenue generation

February 21, 2020 - Board of Regents approves UAF Master Plan and discusses budgets, and a timeline for expedited academic reviews


Please share additional comments and feedback on proposals