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U of Alaska System will consider alternatives to merging

September 16, 2019

When the U of Alaska’s regents agreed to move forward with a one-university model, they were facing a 41% reduction in state support over a single year. Since then, however, the governor struck a deal with the system to reduce the cuts to $70 million spread out over three years.

In light of the change, U of Alaska System President Jim Johnsen called for slowing down the timeline to decide on a final option even though he has been a proponent of the one-university model.

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