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Poor stewardship by UH leadership has turned into an embarrassment

By Matthew C. Tuthill

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 19, 2014

~~<p>While local media outlets have provided some details concerning the University of Hawaii Cancer Center and Director Michele Carbone, the real story behind this debacle, and numerous others, is the persistently questionable leadership decisions within the university system.</p>
<p>Consequently, the accumulation of other missteps &mdash; such as the &quot;Wonder blunder&quot;; the removals of Evan Dobelle, Virginia Hinshaw, M.R.C. Greenwood, Herman Frazier and Jim Donovan; the land-use issues such as at UH-West Oahu and the loss of the medical school's parking lot; the perpetual Athletics Department debt; and the failure to address accrued campus maintenance &mdash; have allowed UH to become low-hanging fruit for sport in the media.</p>
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While local media outlets have provided some details concerning the University of Hawaii Cancer Center and Director Michele Carbone, the real story behind this debacle, and numerous others, is the persistently questionable leadership decisions within the university system.

Consequently, the accumulation of other missteps — such as the "Wonder blunder"; the removals of Evan Dobelle, Virginia Hinshaw, M.R.C. Greenwood, Herman Frazier and Jim Donovan; the land-use issues such as at UH-West Oahu and the loss of the medical school's parking lot; the perpetual Athletics Department debt; and the failure to address accrued campus maintenance — have allowed UH to become low-hanging fruit for sport in the media. Login for more...



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