UAF Chancellor - Brian Rogers
University of Alaska President Mark Hamilton named Brian Rogers permanent chancellor of UAF in May 2009. Rogers had served as interim chancellor since July 2008.
A longtime Fairbanks resident and state leader, Rogers served for seven years as the UA system's finance vice president, four years in the Alaska State House and eight years as a member of the UA Board of Regents, with three of those years as chair. A former UAF student, he attended Trinity College and Brown University before receiving his master's degree in public administration from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
In 1996 Rogers formed one of Alaska's leading economic and public policy consulting firms, Information Insights, serving as principal consultant and chief financial officer.
Rogers is married to UAF alumna Sherry Modrow. They have two grown sons, including one UAF graduate. Rogers is a member of numerous community organizations including the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce, the Fairbanks Downtown Rotary and many others.