University officials say there’s plenty to be optimistic about even though cuts, restructuring and new revenue are on the horizon.
Consolidation isn’t a done deal, either.
Even more bad news for the University of Alaska today.
Facing a massive cut, the University of Alaska is moving ahead today with a declaration of financial exigency that will allow it to radically transform the university in a matter of weeks.
Medicaid, Senior Benefits Program and municipal bond debt reimbursement also saw cuts or wholesale elimination. The Alaska Marine Highway System was spared after handed deep cuts by the Legislature.
Dunleavy says it’s not his job to come up with a vision for the University of Alaska—or Alaska, for that matter.
The head of the University of Alaska wants a legislative fix sooner than later.