University of Alaska Southeast

Board of Regents to Meet at UAS, September 23-24, 2010

Juneau, Alaska
Date of Press Release: Sept. 20, 2010

The University of Alaska Board of Regents September meeting is being held this week on the UAS Juneau Campus at the National Guard/REC Center joint use facility (off back loop road across from the back entrance to campus). This is new UA President Patrick Gamble’s first visit to UAS and the Juneau Campus as President.

The Board will consider tuition rates and a resolution supporting a new statewide career and technical education plan. The 11-member governing board for the UA System also will hear a report about the economic and social impacts of the system’s community campuses at the meeting. The two-day meeting will start at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23 and end at 4 p.m. on Friday, September 24.

Public Testimony will take place both days at 10 a.m.  Alaska and local residents are encouraged participate. Sign-up sheets will be available prior to the meeting. The chair will determine when public testimony is closed. Comments are limited to three minutes per individual or as determined by the chair. Written comments are accepted and will be distributed to the Board of Regents and President Gamble following the meeting. For further information, please call the Board of Regents' Office at 450-8010 or e-mail SYBOR@alaska.edu

The community is also invited to a Community Reception for the Board of Regents on Thursday, September 23  from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the Glacier View Room, Egan Library Classroom Wing on the University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake campus. The full agenda including references are sent to all University of Alaska campus libraries. Here is the link: http://www.alaska.edu/bor/agendas/2010/sep23-24/

Contacts:

Kate Ripley

Public Affairs Director, University of Alaska

(907) 450-8102