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M.R.C. Greenwood

The University of Hawaii president regrets that a concert scandal overshadowed UH’s many achievements

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 18, 2013

~~<p>One of the perks of M.R.C. Greenwood's job is the office in Bachman Hall. It's a haven of wood paneling, comfortable furniture, a nice campus view and shelves filled with memorabilia, mainly from her 3-1/2 years as University of Hawaii president but also photos from years as associate director for science in the Clinton adminstration's Office of Science and Technology Policy.</p>
<p>At 69, Greenwood's career is a mix of such achievements -- she's nationally known for her public health acumen, particularly in the field of studying obesity and diabetes -- and low points, including the controversy, which resurfaced when she was hired here, that she showed favoritism in creating opportunities while she was an officer in the University of California system.</p>
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One of the perks of M.R.C. Greenwood's job is the office in Bachman Hall. It's a haven of wood paneling, comfortable furniture, a nice campus view and shelves filled with memorabilia, mainly from her 3-1/2 years as University of Hawaii president but also photos from years as associate director for science in the Clinton adminstration's Office of Science and Technology Policy.

At 69, Greenwood's career is a mix of such achievements -- she's nationally known for her public health acumen, particularly in the field of studying obesity and diabetes -- and low points, including the controversy, which resurfaced when she was hired here, that she showed favoritism in creating opportunities while she was an officer in the University of California system. Login for more...



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