USUAA Student Government will host a Veto Protest Rally on Tuesday, July 9, from 5:30–7 p.m., at the Alaska Airlines Center on UAA's campus, and will be joined by special guests Portugal. The Man.
July 2019 Archive
How to contact legislators
Since the governor vetoed $130 million from UA’s budget, we need your help. As encouraged by President Johnsen, it is critical to contact legislators asking for a veto override of the university’s budget. This veto will severely disrupt our students’ training and education while jeopardizing the economic well-being of Alaska.
Survey shows a majority of Alaskans support the Legislature’s budget for UA
Fifty-nine percent of Alaskans who participated in a privately-funded survey said they would support their legislator in an override vote of the recent veto of the legislature’s budget for the University of Alaska.
$130M budget veto to UA makes national headlines
News of Gov. Dunleavy's $130M veto from UA's state-funded budget has made headlines in major media outlets across the state and nation, including The Washington Post, Newsweek, HuffPost, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, and many more. See a complete listing of day-by-day media coverage of the UA budget veto.
Let your voice be heard
If Gov. Dunleavy's $130M veto from UA's state-funded budget isn't overridden by a three-fourths majority of legislators this week, unprecedented decisions will need to be made regarding university programs. Now is the critical time to contact your legislators and tell your amazing UAA story and let your voice be heard!