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Cutler Apartment Complex

1030 Kuskokwim Way Units 1-6

Cutler Apt Complex

UAF photo by JR Ancheta

The Howard Cutler Apartment Complex townhouse units were opened in 1984 as the Student Apartment Complex, often called SAC. The 59 two-bedroom units and one four-bedroom unit accommodate 240 single students. Each apartment is fully furnished, including a kitchen, living area and a full bathroom. The state’s One Percent for Art Program provided the stained glass in each entryway. The complex, which is coed by apartment, houses single students who are at least in their sophomore year with 10 apartments designated for graduate students only.

Howard Cutler was chancellor from 1975 – 1981; he was the first chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks after the university became a statewide system. During his term, UAF added sea grant status to its land grant designation and experienced dramatic growth, including creation of the Department of Petroleum Engineering and programs in computer technology and resource management. In 1981, Cutler assumed the position of regents’ professor of economics at UAF and received the rank of chancellor emeritus and regents’ professor emeritus at Commencement 1983. He died in 1995.

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