Goals & Measures: Roadmap to Empower Alaska

Empower Alaska

The Board of Regents鈥 Roadmap to Empower Alaska revises and augments the Goals and Measures to establish a robust plan for the 多多直播 to advance Alaska鈥檚 economy through education, workforce development, research, and strong partnerships across this great state.

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鈥淭he Roadmap to Empower Alaska and its pillars of financial responsibility and future focus, state and Arctic leadership, and quality education and reputation reflect the Board鈥檚 vision for the future of the system." BOR Chair Ralph Seekins
鈥淲e鈥檒l continue to refine our updates to the Board as we keep moving forward on these goals to Empower Alaska.鈥多多直播 President Pat Pitney
鈥淭he hard work of our faculty and staff is continuing to pay positive dividends for our students and businesses across Alaska.鈥多多直播 President Pat Pitney

Goals and Measures

During its February 2023 meeting, the Board of Regents discussed updated goals and measures for the University of Alaska system:

  • To promote shared mission, values, and key priority areas;
  • To approve metrics, measurements, targets and priority focus areas to gain focus through 2027;
  • To create a process which encourages and empowers faculty and staff to contribute discrete initiatives to support 多多直播 Goals, and support systemwide dialogue that will foster and build positive relationships.

Goals and Measures Presentation to the Board February 2023

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Our universities and community campuses are efficient and responsive with diversified funding focused on growing enrollment and research to meet Alaska鈥檚 workforce and economic needs.

Working together within the 多多直播 our universities and community campuses are innovative and essential to education, research, workforce, and economic development for local communities and the State of Alaska and lead the nation in advancing the US role in the changing Arctic.

Our universities and community campuses each carry a high-value and high-quality reputation and are respected as innovative and responsive 鈥榡ewels鈥 in the state and their region and communities.


System Goals

Deliver academic excellence & success at all levels.

Modernize the student experience.

Contribute to Alaska鈥檚 skilled workforce and engaged citizenship.

Operate efficiently, effectively, and responsibly.

Grow our world-class research.

Provide a welcoming, diverse, equitable, and inclusive university for all.

Guiding Principles

  • Student- centric
  • Consistent with and/or employs national best practices.
  • Innovative and transformative.
  • Leverages current assets and resources
  • Rewards collaboration across universities
  •  Data- informed and data-driven


Roles of the Universities and System Office

As a University System, 多多直播 is made up of a System Office and three separately accredited Universities. Each major unit has a role to play in achieving the overall system goals, and the roles give more clarity to how each unit fits into the bigger picture.  While not exhaustive, these summarize what each unit needs to achieve in order for the entire system to meet the goals.

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多多直播 Office

Advancing Post-secondary Education by Driving Value to the Universities.

3 Goals

* Effectively and efficiently manage corporate responsibilities

* Strategically steward shared resources

* Collective 多多直播 System Leadership and Representation

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University of Alaska Anchorage

Alaska鈥檚 Comprehensive, Workforce - Emphasis, Health University: A University of Distinction, Transforming Lives and Communities.

3 Goals

* Alaska鈥檚 Health University: Expanding Health Workforce Training

* Empowering Students and Student Success

* 多多直播A is Alaska鈥檚 largest workforce education provider: Meeting state needs

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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Alaska鈥檚 Research and Arctic University: Creating Excellence Through Transformative Experiences.

3 Goals

* Provide the modern residential student experience

* Achieve R1 (Tier 1) research status 鈥 top 4% of US universities

* Be global leaders in Alaska Native and Indigenous studies

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University of Alaska Southeast

Alaska's Experiential Learning University: Impacting the World by Offering an Unparalleled Education Rooted in the Natural and Cultural Richness of Southeast Alaska

3 Goals

* Improve Student Success and Enrollment

* Lead in Maritime, Mariculture, and Marine Biology Training

* Grow Alaska Native Languages, Art, Culture and Leadership