University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw announced the appointments of Peter Arnade as dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and Donald Young as dean of the College of Education.

Arnade’s appointment is effective June 28, 2012, and Young’s appointment is effective August 1, 2012.

Head shot of Peter Arnade

Peter Arnade

Peter Arnade

Arnade is currently professor and chair of the history department at California State University, San Marcos. One of the first faculty members hired at CSU San Marcos, he has taken a leadership role in building an innovative multicultural university over the past two decades. Faculty and program development, diversity in higher education, undergraduate and graduate research, and student-centered teaching are among his priorities.

Arnade’s administrative experience includes serving as director of CSU San Marcos’s general education program and as chair of the faculty of arts and sciences. He has extensive committee experience, including work in enrollment management, curriculum development, budget and operations, and hiring priorities.

He obtained his PhD from State University of New York at Binghamton, master’s degree from New York University and bachelor’s degree from New College in Sarasota, Florida.

Head shot of Donald Young

Donald Young

Donald Young

Young is currently acting dean and interim associate dean of research and administration at the UH Mānoa College of Education. He has been with the college since 1971, where he previously worked as an educational associate, assistant professor, associate professor and full professor. His administrative experience includes serving as director of the college’s Curriculum Research and Development Group.

Young previously taught science classes for grades 7–9 at Kailua Intermediate in Windward Oʻahu. His extensive community service includes serving on the Board of Directors of Hawaiʻi’s Better Business Bureau and numerous local charter school boards and educational organizations.

He earned a PhD in educational administration from UH Mānoa and a bachelor’s degree in biology and master’s degree in science education from State University of New York at Albany.

Adapted from a UH Mānoa news release

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