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UH presidential selection committee completes work

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 11:55 a.m. HST, Apr 22, 2014


The University of Hawaii presidential committee completed its work and will send a shortlist of names to the full Board of Regents on April 28, according to a UH news release.

The final report of the committee contains fewer than five names, the release said. The names of the finalists were not released and the committee did not say how many people are finalists.

The Board of Regents is expected to select three finalists from the search committee's shortlist, and UH has said their names will be made public.

Some candidates chose to withdraw from consideration because of the public nature of the selection process, the committee said.

"The response from the public was critical," committee chairman Carl Carlson said in the news release. "This was an opportunity to hear from the community about what it wanted in a public university and to re-establish and rebuild a sense of trust that had been severely damaged. I believe we made progress in the dozens of public meetings with hundreds and hundreds of individuals." 

UH's longtime chief information officer, David Lassner, has been serving as interim president since September, when former President M.R.C. Greenwood stepped down.







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Dawg wrote:
Bozo's of Regents (BOR) got something done? Really? Probably because Sullivan was sent to her corner and asked to close the door and leave it locked. Hahaha1
on April 22,2014 | 06:01AM
inHilo wrote:
Step by step, slowly...
on April 22,2014 | 06:39AM
krusha wrote:
Hopefully they can get somebody decent to stick around instead of some mainlander who stays for a couple of years, screws everything up, then cashes in on their golden parachute and leaves...
on April 22,2014 | 07:09AM
melane3 wrote:
Yep, that must be it. It is the people from the mainland who mess things up in Hawaii. Surely everyone knows that the problems in Hawaii are cause by people from the mainland. Reminds me of the wisdom spoken by a Waianae resident who blamed the problems in Waianae on people coming from Honolulu. For that matter, most of the problems in Las Vegas are caused by former Hawaii residents. Yep, that makes sense too.
on April 22,2014 | 07:23AM
2disgusted2 wrote:
Maybe they haven't plundered your hearth and home! Just wait till they do!
on April 22,2014 | 09:09AM
2disgusted2 wrote:
It would be great if they left and didn't stick around to plunder our state coffers like. Hinshaw and Greenwood. What are we paying them huge amounts of money for?To retire in Hawaii at state tax dollars, while most of our Kamaianas are driven from our ainas by their Chinese minions?
on April 22,2014 | 09:08AM
2disgusted2 wrote:
I would add as a criterion no letter of recommendation from Hinshaw or Green wood, particularly from Hinshaw!
on April 22,2014 | 09:04AM
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