Report of Announcements Made at the October 19th University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents(BOR) Meeting

University of Hawaiʻi
Shawn Nakamoto, 956-9095
University & Community Relations
Jim Manke, 956-6106
University & Community Relations
Posted: Oct 23, 2001

The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents (BOR) held their monthly meeting today at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa. The following recommendations were approved:

Naming of University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa Facilities

The BOR approved the renaming of the following buildings on the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa campus:
· The Center for Hawaiian Studies will now be called Kamakakuokalani — The Gladys K. Ainoa Brandt Center for Hawaiian Studies.
· The UH Baseball Stadium will now be called "Les Murakami Stadium."
· The Social Sciences Building will now be called "Saunders Hall" in honor of Allan and Marion Saunders.
· The Student Services Building will now be called the "Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services."

Naming of Three Buildings at Windward Community College

The BOR approved the naming of the following buildings at Windward Community College:
· Campus Center Building D has been named as Hale Akoakoa, which means "Hall of gathering together."
· The Multi-Media Hall and Imaginarium has been named Hale Hokulani, which means "Hall of starry heavens."
· The Humanities Building has been named Hale Palanakila, which means "Hall of (human) triumph, achievement."

Authorization for Special Tuition Waivers
The BOR approved a request for temporary special tuition waivers to be authorized to assist current students and/or sons/daughters of parents who are laid off from employment as a result of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Government, education, business, trades and industry, and community leaders are committed to seeking creative and innovative means to stimulate and stabilize the State‘s economy since the attacks. The proposed temporary special tuition waivers are the University of Hawaii‘s contribution to this effort.

The BOR also approved the following recommendations:

· Consultant contract with PricewaterhouseCoopers
· Establishment of a Ph.D. Degree Program in Urban and Regional Planning, Manoa Campus
· Establishment of an Associate in Applied Science in Hawaiian Life Styles at Hawaiʻi Community College
· Reorganization of Kapiʻolani Community College and Honolulu Community College
· Delegation of Authority to Establish Student Housing Assignment Priorities
· Delegation of Additional Authority Relating to Personnel Actions
· Executive Compensation Plan and Policy
· Awarding of an Honorary Degree to Professor Edward G. Seidensticker
· Awarding of an Honorary Degree to Mr. Marcel Marceau
· FY2002-2003 Special Session Capital Improvements Program (CIP) Budget Request
· FY2002-03 "Zero-Growth" Supplemental Budget Request
· Gifts, Grants and Contracts