Monthly Archives: June 2016

The new UAF website that launched today looks great and clearly has been redesigned for students…this I have no particular quibble with.  However, to have removed all easily accessible links for faculty/staff from the main front page menu choices was a bad move.  The old version had at least the main links for our daily … Continue reading UAF home page

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University of Alaska Fairbanks Associate Vice Chancellor of Financial Services Raaj Kurapati will leave July 24 to take a position as the vice president for finance and chief financial officer with the Texas A&M system near Corpus Christi.

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I have not seen the new sustainable electric shuttle making its route around campus this summer. Is it not in service this year?

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The University of Alaska statewide released details on salary increases and health plan updates in FY17 that include the following: Salary increases for non-represented staff will be applied as both step movement and salary grid increase for fiscal year 2017. The 2.5 percent salary adjustment will be effective July 10, 2016. Employees will see a change in their … Continue reading Changes to salaries and health plan in FY17

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Marketing and Communications will officially change its name to University Relations on July 1. The office was called University Relations for more than 30 years prior to 2011. UAF administrators decided the restored title better reflects the department’s role. The name also better aligns the operation with those at other UA campuses, as well as universities nationwide. University Relations … Continue reading University Relations title restored

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