Author: Zack Sherman

UAF discontinues BA in Theater

UAF discontinues BA in Theater

Zack Sherman / Sun Star Following the lead of Provost Susan Henrichs, the UAF Faculty Senate agreed to cut the BA in Theater from UAF.  The senate reached this decision during the April meeting...

UAF drops Russian studies

UAF drops Russian studies

Zack Sherman / Sun Star With budget cuts looming, UAF Faculty Senate has given up the fight against the removal of the Russian Studies degree and minor and moves to cut the programs as of...

UAF adds creative writing minor

UAF adds creative writing minor

Zack Sherman / Sun Star Students interested in creative writing will be able to enroll in the subject as a minor beginning in fall 2016, according to a motion approved by the Faculty Senate...

UAF adds new programs

UAF adds new programs

Zach Sherman / Sun Star The UAF Faculty Senate passed three motions during their meeting on Feb. 8 allowing two new minors and an additional field of graduate study.  Students with an interest in...

UAF Faculty Senate says ‘no more freshmen’

UAF Faculty Senate says ‘no more freshmen’

Zach Sherman / Sun Star The Faculty Senate resolved on Feb. 8 to recommend all language referring to freshman be changed to “first year or first-year.” The current title, freshman, is viewed as being...

Faculty Senate conducts policy house cleaning

The Faculty Senate passed three motions during their final meeting of 2015 on Dec. 7.  These changes included policy adjustments in B.A. minor requirements and academic probation and consolidation efforts with one masters of engineering...

UAF core change for fall 2016

Zack Sherman / Sun Star Changes slated for the 2016 fall semester will do away with the Perspectives on the Human Condition (PHC) requirements.  The requirements will be replaced with a list of classes...