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Finalists for new Dean of CTAHR will visit UH Mānoa campus

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
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Posted: Jan 10, 2012

Four finalists have been identified for the position of Dean of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources and Director for Research and Cooperative Extension at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The four are scheduled to participate in a three-day period of visits that covers college department discussions; meetings with senior administrators, faculty, staff, students and members of their respective professions; and a public presentation. The visit will also include a one-day visit to the Big Island.
 
Campus and community members, as well as the general public, are encouraged to attend.
 
The campus visits of the four candidates have been scheduled as follows:
 
Dr. Andrew Thulin, visiting January 18-20
Professor and Head, Department of Animal Science
College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
California Polytechnic State University
Public Presentation: Thursday, January 19, 3:00-4:30 p.m./Kuykendall Hall 101
 
Dr. John Leslie, visiting January 30-February 1
Professor and Head, Department of Plant Pathology
Kansas State University
Public Presentation: Tuesday, January 31, 3:00-4:30 p.m./Kuykendall Hall 101
 
Dr. Ganesan Srinivasan, visiting February 6-8
Director, University Agricultural Laboratory and Director, Agricultural Operations
Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
California State University at Fresno
Public Presentation: Tuesday, February 7, 3:00-4:30 p.m./Spalding Hall 155
 
Dr. Maria Gallo, visiting February 13-15
Professor and Chair, Department of Agronomy
University of Florida
Public Presentation: Tuesday, February 14, 3:00-4:30 p.m./Kuykendall Hall 101
  
“The Search Advisory Committee has done an excellent job of identifying a pool of highly qualified candidates,” said Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw. Added Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Reed Dasenbrock, “The College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources is central to UH Mānoa’s efforts at reaching out and serving the entire state. Current Interim Dean Sylvia Yuen has done a great job over the past two years as Interim Dean, providing leadership and positioning CTAHR for the future.  We have a strong pool of candidates from whom to select the next dean who will continue to move CTAHR forward.”
 
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 at http://www.manoa.hawaii.edu/executivesearch/ctahr/.
 
For more information about the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, please visit:  http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/site/.