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Give new UH president a 3-year deal


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 31, 2014

~~<p>The University of Hawaii Board of Regents has gone too far in its laudable quest to guarantee that the next university president's term does not end in a costly and embarrassing buyout.</p>
<p>Rather than hiring the next president as an at-will employee with no defined contract at all, the regents should draw up a three-year deal that gives the new executive the stamp of approval he needs to get things done, but without the usual separation clause that would cost the taxpayers dearly if things don't work out.</p>
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The University of Hawaii Board of Regents has gone too far in its laudable quest to guarantee that the next university president's term does not end in a costly and embarrassing buyout.

Rather than hiring the next president as an at-will employee with no defined contract at all, the regents should draw up a three-year deal that gives the new executive the stamp of approval he needs to get things done, but without the usual separation clause that would cost the taxpayers dearly if things don't work out. Login for more...



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