UAA faculty reaffirms no confidence in University of Alaska president

October 8, 2019 | Anchorage Daily News

The University of Alaska Anchorage faculty governance group Friday reaffirmed its vote of no confidence in University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen, saying he had repeatedly ignored concerns about accreditation, disregarded input and attempted to control chancellors’ communications.

The resolution, a non-binding expression of faculty sentiment, was approved by the UAA Faculty Senate in a 33-3 vote with one person abstaining. It comes on the heels of a cautionary letter from the accreditor of Alaska’s universities, and in the middle of a turbulent year for the state’s public university system.

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