By undermining the university system, Governor Dunleavy and his cronies can profit from the exploitation of ANWR while reducing the environmental resistance. "DEEP DIVE: TRUMP'S QUEST TO OPEN UP ANWR: POLITICO Magazine is out today with an... — read more
Reality check check
"Let's get real. Political officials, regents, board members, and administrators know about lucrative and shady business deals, crony administrative positions, and high-priced pet projects. Teachers and teachers unions know about boring... — read more
Looks like Dunleavy is winning. https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/07/19/faculty-group-alaskas-anchorage-campus-says-fairbanks-should-bear-brunt-state-cuts https://www.thelayoff.com/t/107mbnvC
"With no veto override, UAS chancellor expects layoffs at Southeast campuses"
"But UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield said every campus relies on statewide UA services. Rick Caulfield in his office on Monday, June 26, 2017. “So it’s not reasonable to assume that UAS and the community campuses would not feel the impact of these... — read more
"There’s also a veto-override rally planned for noon on Monday at the Capitol in Juneau. The special session starts at 1 pm. Many of the lawmakers who travel to Juneau are expected to vote to override the governor’s vetoes, and they’ll have the... — read more
Doesn't look good right now. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/07/us/alaska-university-budget-cuts.html
A reasonable explanation?
"Huge Budget Cut for the University of Alaska"
"Mike Dunleavy, Alaska's Republican governor, used a veto on Friday to strip $130 million from the University of Alaska system's operating budget, the Anchorage Daily News reported."... — read more
Please let me know how bad the cuts are
Alaska's governor proposes a 41 percent cut, the largest in a century, to the public university system. State's only medical education would be eliminated... — read more