Three finalists have been identified for the position of dean of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) and director for Research and Cooperative Extension. The three finalists are scheduled to participate over a three-day period of visits on the Mānoa campus and the island of Hawaiʻi. The visits include department discussions; meetings with senior administrators, faculty, staff, students and internal and external constituents; and a public presentation.
Campus and community members, as well as the general public, are encouraged to attend.
Campus visit schedule
Nicholas Comerford, January 30–February 1
- Director and professor, North Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida
- Public Presentation: January 31, 3–4:15 p.m., Kuykendall Auditorium 101
William Randle, February 6–8
- Professor and (former) dean, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, North Carolina A&T State University
- Public Presentation: February 7, 3–4:15 p.m., Kuykendall Auditorium 101
Alan Sams, February 13–15
- Executive associate dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University
- Public Presentation: February 14, 3–4:15 p.m., Kuykendall Auditorium 101
“We were fortunate to have received a strong pool of qualified candidates. I would like to thank the search advisory committee for their outstanding work in identifying these three finalists from the pool, and for their efforts and commitment to the search,” said Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Vice Chancellor for Research Michael Bruno. “As always, we encourage UH faculty, staff, students and the public to come out and meet the candidates, and we look forward to receiving their input to assist in hiring the best person for the position.”
For more information about the search process, including a list of the members of the search advisory committee, the campus visit daily schedule and the candidate biographies, see the search website.