UA Board of Regents to meet Dec. 11-12, 2014 in Anchorage

by Michelle Saport  |   

The Board of Regents will meet in the Lee Gorsuch Commons on the UAA campus Dec. 11-12 for the final business meeting of the calendar year. Members of the public will have the opportunity to testify before the regents at approximately 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, and 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12.

Regents will address two new policies that affect the university community: an employee furlough policy and a systemwide smoke-free, tobacco-free policy. In addition, they will approve resolutions of appreciation for retiring Vice President for Academic Affairs and Research Dana Thomas, and outgoing regents Timothy Brady, Fuller A. Cowell, Patricia Jacobson and Kirk Wickersham.

The agenda comprises regular university business including governance reports, updates on state and federal relations, audit reports, construction reports and project change requests, and an update on Shaping Alaska's Future Theme 2 - Productive Partnerships with Alaska's Schools priorities and progress. New board officers also will be elected.

UAA will present information on their Business Enterprise Institute during lunch on Dec. 11 and will host an evening reception at the new Alaska Airlines Center.

The meeting will be available as a live webstream at:

Find the complete board agenda at:

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