The future of the UA system

Nyariak Kuany studies for one of her summer final exams at the University of Alaska-Anchorage. (Erin McKinstry, Alaska Public Media)

Governor Mike Dunleavy’s vetoes cut 41 percent of the state’s contribution to the University of Alaska system budget and the University president says thousands of faculty will be laid off. How will UA handle the deep cuts to programs, staff and students? And could UA could lose national accreditation? We’ll discuss the future of Alaska’s university system on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend

  • Jim Johnsen, President, University of Alaska System
  • Larry Hinzman, Vice Chancellor of Research, University of Alaska Fairbanks


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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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