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UH president search was deeply flawed

By Ron Amemiya and Michael A. Lilly

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 22, 2014

~~<p>A recent commentary congratulated David Lassner on his selection by the University of Hawaii Board of Regents to be UH president, with its last line urging the community to &quot;come together&quot; in support (<a href="http://www.staradvertiser.com/editorialspremium/20140618_Lets_make_University_of_Hawaii_the_best_it_can_be.html?id=263595191&amp;id=263595191&amp;c=n">&quot;Let's make University of Hawaii the best it can be,&quot;</a> Star-Advertiser, Island Voices, June 18).</p>
<p>However, before we leave the 2014 UH presidential selection process to the history books, we -- two former state attorneys general -- cannot remain silent about the unfair selection process that resulted in Lassner's appointment to the top job in the UH system.</p>
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A recent commentary congratulated David Lassner on his selection by the University of Hawaii Board of Regents to be UH president, with its last line urging the community to "come together" in support ("Let's make University of Hawaii the best it can be," Star-Advertiser, Island Voices, June 18).

However, before we leave the 2014 UH presidential selection process to the history books, we -- two former state attorneys general -- cannot remain silent about the unfair selection process that resulted in Lassner's appointment to the top job in the UH system. Login for more...



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