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Alaska regents extend contract for interim president

Jan. 15, 2021 8:15 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska Board of Regents has extended the contract for its interim president. The board last summer announced Pat Pitney would take over as interim president Aug. 1, and stay at least a year in the position and up to 18 months. On Friday, the board announced a search...

Maine university to help Greenland grow tourism

Dec. 13, 2020 9:51 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A public university in Maine is working on a project to help grow the tourism industry in Greenland. University of Southern Maine in Portland said it's working with the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Pennsylvania State University, the University of Greenland and the U.S. State...