Alum Cathy Sandeen Named Chancellor of University of Alaska, Anchorage

Thursday, May 31, 2018
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KTVA-CHANNEL 11 (ANCHORAGE, ALASKA) -- “In joining our leadership team, Cathy will bring a great perspective on engaging our faculty and staff on strategies to increase enrollment and student success,” University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen said. “My discussions with Cathy convinced me that she understands the range of issues facing UAA, and she is committed to supporting our faculty and engaging our alumni. I’m confident that she will quickly become part of the Anchorage community. UAA is a great university poised for growth in support of the higher education needs of our students, our region and our state.”

Sandeen earned a master’s degree in broadcast communication from San Francisco State University and a bachelor’s degree in speech pathology from Humboldt State University.