Researchers at the University of Alaska still face possibility of layoffs.
The University of Alaska branch in Fairbanks could be consolidated with other campuses to cope with budget cuts. Credit: Chamey/Getty
Alaska’s governor has approved a plan to restore about half of the US$130 million he slashed from the University of Alaska (UA) budget last month. The agreement will spread $70 million in cuts over 3 years, beginning with $25 million this year. Governor Michael Dunleavy, who faces a mounting effort to remove him from office, announced the compromise on 13 August at a press conference with John Davies, chair of UA’s gov
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