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Report
UA & the Alaska Native Community
Our Relationship
Dana L. Thomas Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs
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Topics Addressed (as requested)
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UA Overview
Courses and Programs
Student Services and Support
Research and Sponsored Programs
Students, Faculty and Staff
Contributions to the University
Beneficial External Partnerships
UA Overview
Four Separately Accredited Institutions
• University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) •
• University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) •
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University of Alaska Southeast (UAS)
Prince William Sound Community
College (PWSCC)
UA Overview
• Instruction (credit based)
– Certificate and degree programs (expanding eLearning)
– Coursework for non-degree seeking students
• Research and Creative Activity
– Developing new knowledge and methodology
– Documenting and archiving knowledge systems
• Service (non credit)
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Cooperative Extension Service
Marine Advisory Program
4H
Workforce training – UA Corporate Programs
UA Overview
The Strategic Direction Initiative
• Student Achievement & Attainment
• Productive Partnerships With Alaska’s Schools
• Productive Partnerships With Alaska’s Public and
Private Industries (FSMI, Mining)
• Research & Development to Build and Sustain Alaska’s
Economic Growth and Enhance Communities
• Accountability to the People of Alaska
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UA Overview
34,983 Students
Alaska Native Student Population by Major Administrative Unit
36,000
30,000
24,000
18,000
Total 20,699
AK Native
2,400 (12%)
11,149
12,000
18,299
6,000
2,299 (21%)
4,043
8,850
3,440
0
UA Anchorage
6
603 (15%)
UA Fairbanks
UA Southeast
UA Overview - Funding
Source: UA Operating Budget Distribution, FY12 Yellowbook.
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UA System Profile
UA Overview- External Funding
FINANCIAL
University Generated Revenue (Millions)
$444.6
$450
$140
$120
$425
$100
$410.4
$80
$400
$379.5
$375
$379.3
$103.5
$40
$363.6
$20
$
FY06
FY07
FY08
FY09
FY10
FY11
Student Tuition & Fees (Millions)
$140
$131.3
$130
$120.6
$120
$108.1
$110
$100.6
$100
$91.5
$85.0
$80
FY06
8
$129.7
$60
$382.2
$350
$90
$160
Resear
FY07
FY08
FY09
FY10
FY11
FY06
Res
• UA generate
FY11, an incre
• In FY11, Un
$130 million in
• UA FY11 re
cost recovery
reached $138 m
UA Overview – Financial Aid
Financial Aid Distributed to UA Students ($1,000)
120,000.0
Federal
107,330.1
100,000.0
80,000.0
60,000.0
57,290.9
40,000.0
20,000.0 20,239.3
8,669.2
5,527.7
3,968.7
1,618.6
0.0
2007-08
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Institutional 13,167.3
State 7,466.8
Native 6,525.6
Private 4,604.6
UA Foundation 2,349.4
2008-09
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
UA Overview - Research
Research Expenditures (Millions)
160
Total: 129.7
126.5
122.9
120.2
131.0
138.0
120
80
103.5
79.8%
101.3
80.1%
97.8
79.6%
91.4
76.0%
96.8
73.9%
Alaska Related
Research
101.2
73.3%
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26.2
25.2
25.1
28.8
34.2
Other
36.8
FY06
FY07
FY08
FY09
FY10
FY11
0
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UA Overview
Progress on 2011 Priorities
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ANCSA Course – web based
ANCSA Course – General Education Requirement
Increased tax credit – eliminate sunset clause
Executive MBA
ANCSA Conferences
High School Outreach Camps
Courses – Broad Areas
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Languages
Alaska Native Art, Dance, Music, Literature
Alaska Native Studies – Peoples, History and Cultures
Politics, Justice and Law
Rural Development and Human Services
Tribal Management
See pages 2 - 5 for a complete list of courses
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Academic Programs
Broad Program Areas
• Alaska Native Studies
• Alaska Native Languages, e.g. Yup'ik, Inupiaq
• Rural Human Services, Rural Development, Rural Nutrition
Services
• Tribal Management
• Nursing – Bethel, Dillingham, Kotzebue, and Nome
• Other workforce related programs – engineering (energy),
accounting, mining, pre-law, pre-med, telecommunications, IT,
education, fisheries, construction trades, and tourism
See reference page 6 for complete list of programs
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Student Services & Support
• UAF – Rural Student Services
• UAA – Native Student Services & The Alaska Native &
Rural Outreach Program
• UAS - Native & Rural Student Center
Staffs in these offices are trained not only in the
procedures and protocol of the university setting, but
typically have a direct connection to rural Alaska – which
often allows a greater sense of understanding in working
with students new to urban environments.
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Research and Documentation Centers
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Alaska Native Language Center (UAF)
Center for Alaska Native Health Research (UAF)
Center for Circumpolar Health Studies (UAA)
Alaska Native Film Series (UAS)
Institute for Social and Economic Research (UAA)
Alaska Native Curriculum Project (UAA-ISER)
Alaska Native Knowledge Network
Alaska Center for Energy and Power
International Arctic Research Center – Climate change
and its impacts
See http://www.alaska.edu/bor/policy/10-02.doc
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External Grants – Research and Other
Sponsored Program Areas
Current Research:
• Health
• Climate
• Energy
• Language
• Oral History
• Education and Teachers
FY14 budget proposals:
• Chinook salmon research
• Energy solutions
• Enhanced mapping
• Oil spill response
See pages 9 - 14 of reference handout for complete list of FY12 grants.
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Student Demographics
Alaska Native Student Population, Fall 2011
Other
29,818
Enrollment (Total 34,983)
Female (20,691)
17,230
Full-Time (14,029)
3,461 (16.7%)
12,101
Ages 20 - 24 (10,088)
1,928 (13.7%)
8,696
Under age 20 (7,050)
5,892
Ages 30 - 39 (5,511)
4,700
First-Time Freshmen (3,764)
3,188
UA Scholars (2,030) 1,636
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Alaska Native
5,165 (14.8%)
1,392(13.8%)
1,158 (16.4%)
811(14.7%)
576(15.3%)
394(19.4%)
10,000
20,000
30,000
40,000
Degrees and Certificates Awarded
Alaska Native Graduates by Degree Level
800
516
446
600
428
372
3
68
400
30
130
2
39
142
200
148
153
0
FY08
18
64
FY09
3
56
150
152
145
125
138
Total: 515
140
FY10
Doctoral
2
Graduates
62
Bachelors
172
Associates
151
74
Certificates
128
FY11
FY12
Degrees and Certificates Awarded,
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UA Graduates - Alaska Natives
By Major Administrative Unit
300
UAA
231 (46%)
UAF
230 (42%)
224
(50%)
200
163
(37%)
100
59
(13%)
UAS
54 (12%)
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FY08
19
FY09
FY10
FY11
FY12
Degrees and Certificates Awarded,
continued
For a complete list of high demand job area programs, see
www.alaska.edu/swbir/performance/metrics/HDJA-List-2-3-12.pdf.
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Alaska Performance Scholarship
(Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education)
• About 8% of Native high school graduates
were academically eligible for the APS
compared to 38% for Caucasian students
• 17 % of Alaska high school graduates from
rural areas were eligible for the APS
scholarship compared to 32% of urban
students.
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Faculty and Administrators
Alaska Native
Faculty and Administrators
160
120
80
40
4
2.9%
82
3.3%
Administrators
8
6.1%
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5.8%
8
5.7%
105
4.1%
107
4.2%
Faculty
110
4.2%
2009
2010
2011
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3.6%
71
2.9%
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2007
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2008
Staff
UA Alaska Native Staff
600
500
400
300
200
386
6.9%
405
7.1%
2007
2008
509
8.8%
499
8.5%
2009
2010
Staff
479
8.1%
100
0
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2011
Financial Contributions
105 contributions from 33 groups, totaling more
than $8 million, FY07 – FY12
Thank you!
See pages 15 – 18 of reference handout for a detailed list of contributions
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Student Financial Aid ($)
Financial Aid $ Paid by Source
to Alaska Native Students
30,000,000
1,098,537
971,324
25,000,000
4,261,669
20,000,000
15,000,000
Native
1,363,500
Other
3,293,530
State
3,010,358
1,651,493
1,065,628
1,159,049
3,631,837
3,123,675
23,581,636
10,000,000
5,000,000
3,554,498
19,627,839
Federal
10,545,434
12,417,193
2007
2008
0
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2009
2010
Educational Partnerships, Bridging and
Support Programs
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Effie Kokrine Early College
Future Educators of Alaska & Alaska Statewide Mentor Project
Retention of Alaska Natives into Nursing
Rural Alaska Honors Institute
Upward Bound
Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program
Early Scholars Program
Preparing Indigenous Teachers and Administrators for Alaska’s
Schools
• Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Program
See page 7 for full list of Bridging and Support programs, and page 19 for full list of
partnerships.
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Current Student Issues
• Preparation
– ACT scores fell from about 17.1 to 15.5
http://www.act.org/newsroom/data/2012/pdf/profile/Alaska.pdf
– SAT scores fell slightly
http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/pdf/research/AK_12_03_03_01.pdf
– APS eligibility low for Alaska Native and rural
• Initiation – admission, financial aid, housing
• Completion - gap
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Discussion
Is UA meeting the Alaska Native Corporation
needs in the following areas? If not, what is
needed?
• Workforce development
• Cultural education
• Research
• Non credit courses
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