UA regents vote to stop considering controversial merger — at least for now

October 14, 2019 | Anchorage Daily News

The University of Alaska Board of Regents will no longer consider merging UA’s three separately accredited public universities into one accredited institution — at least for now.

Regents voted 9-2 at an emergency meeting Monday in Fairbanks to “cease consideration of a single accreditation” until the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ accreditation is reaffirmed in 2021, according to the approved motion, read by Regent Karen Perdue. Regents Dale Anderson and Mary Hughes cast the dissenting votes.

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