Jim Johnsen

Voices of Alaska: UA investing in innovation, incubators, entrepreneurial programs

For many years, universities have competed for talented students by promoting academic programs, affordability, athletic teams, and campus life. Those elements remain a part of... Read more

Voices of Alaska: UA working to build a culture of education

The University of Alaska is facing continued budgetary and market pressures that compel us to change how we provide higher education for Alaskans, pressures that... Read more

Op-ed: The University of Alaska is rising to the occasion

There was a time in Alaska when leadership was seized by those who had inexhaustible enthusiasm and strong motivation to address the challenges faced by... Read more

Voices of Alaska: A great state needs a great university

In a few short weeks, more than 4,600 students will cross graduation stages all across Alaska and begin the journey into the next phase of... Read more

Voices of Alaska: Challenges ahead will make UA stronger

As I reflect on my first 120 days serving as President of the University of Alaska, and look toward the days and years ahead, I... Read more

Let's give SB 21 a chance to work

The oil tax debate in Alaska continues on, as advocates seek a referendum to undo recently passed oil tax reforms. This effort is based on... Read more

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