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UH leader defends Apple's firing

"Concerns about his performance" led Lassner to terminate Manoa's chancellor

By Nanea Kalani

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 01, 2014

~~<p>University of Hawaii President David Lassner said former Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple's performance over the past two years raised serious red flags about his abilities to turn around a fiscal crisis, inspire his leadership team to carry out strategic goals, and champion the university's flagship campus.</p>
<p>For those and other reasons, Lassner said, he initiated discussions with Apple a couple weeks ago to remove him as chancellor.</p>
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University of Hawaii President David Lassner said former Manoa Chancellor Tom Apple's performance over the past two years raised serious red flags about his abilities to turn around a fiscal crisis, inspire his leadership team to carry out strategic goals, and champion the university's flagship campus.

For those and other reasons, Lassner said, he initiated discussions with Apple a couple weeks ago to remove him as chancellor. Login for more...



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