New UAS mission statement up for Board of Regents approval

    UAS Chancellor Dr. Karen Carey Photo couresty of UAS

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The University of Alaska Board of Regents meets this Thursday and Friday.

    University President Pat Pitney will present her State of the University Address at Noon Wednesday.

    University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Karen Carey offered those reminders on the KINY Morning Show.

    The chancellor said they are looking for board approval of its new mission statement.  She said the mission states, The University of Alaska Southeast is a student-centered university that provides instruction in liberal arts, professional and technical fields.  On the homelands of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people, we serve the coastal environments, cultures.  economies and communities of Alaska through interdisciplinary education, workforce development, scholarship, research, and creative activity."

    The chancellor said they are really trying to identify for anyone who is interested in coming to UAS exactly who we are and what programs we offer.

    The new mission statement was crafted after UAS became fully accredited last year, according to the chancellor.



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