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With budget cuts a reality, added fees likely in UA system

Officials at the University of Alaska are trying to cope with nearly $17 million in budget cuts.

UAF facing wrenching changes this year with $14M deficit

UAA releases year-long program review, finds areas to improve

UAS reviews continue at normal pace amid cuts

‘90 by 2020’ report shows progress in raising graduation rates

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Archive » Philanthropy & Nonprofit

Utility owner plans to donate millions after sale

AFN committee revamped to bring nonprofits together

What for years had been a consortium of tribal leaders known as the Alaska Federation of Natives Human Resources Committee is now the Council for the Advancement of Alaska Natives — an alliance a new name and a refocused goal.

Top of the World

ASRC's Ty Hardt scales Mt. Everest to support Barrow Boys and Girls Club.

Alaskans set record in PFD charitable giving

Alaskans contributed a record-setting $2.4 million to charity through Pick. Click. Give.

Stable economy keeps arts thriving

For the size of its communities, Alaska’s arts scene is thriving. Anchorage and Fairbanks have their long-established and local symphony orchestras, youth symphonies, opera associations and local theater companies, all with supporters who are intensely loyal.
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Archive » General News

Oil price collapse overshadowed 2014 politics

The collapse of oil prices sent shock waves through state government and Alaska’s business community late in the year. Prices dropped from $110 per barrel in July to about $56 per barrel in mid-December. State revenues, about 90 percent dependent on oil taxes and royalties, are now estimated to be about half of what was predicted earlier, about $2.5 billion in unrestricted general fund revenue, down from about $5 billion.
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Working Benefits Blog

5 More Questions to Ask When Shopping for a One-Source Human Resource Solution: Part 2

Last week we brought you five must-ask questions when shopping for an all-in-one source HR solution.


5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for an One-Source Human Resource Solution: Part 1

With the emergence of technology, All-In-One Human Resources (HR) solutions software have been popping up


Same-Sex Marriage and Group Health Insurance

In the 2013 Supreme Court case United States v. Windsor, the Court ruled that restricting the U.S. Federal interpretation of “marriage” and “spouse” to apply only to heterosexual unions is unconstitutional.


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