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Alaska Pacific University

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Alaska Methodist University
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Set in wooded hills on the east side of Anchorage, Alaska Methodist University opened in 1960; in 1978, the university changed its name to Alaska Pacific University. Located just east of the University of Alaska, the campus is spread out on winding roads; few buildings are visible from each other.

Writing Credits

Alison K. Hoagland



  • 1960

  • 1978

    Renamed Alaska Pacific University

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Alison K. Hoagland, "Alaska Pacific University", [Anchorage, Alaska], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Alaska, Alison K. Hoagland. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 100-100.

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