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Updated public forum schedule for UH president finalists

University of Hawaiʻi
Contact:
Lynne Waters, (808)956-9803
Assoc. VP for External Affairs, Univ. Relations, External Affairs and University Relations
Jodi Leong, (808) 492-0597
Director of Communications, External Affairs & University Relations, UH System
Posted: May 5, 2014

For Immediate Release

NOTE changes in the public schedule and the addition of specific locations.

Beginning Tuesday, May 6, finalists for the position of president of the University of Hawaiʻi System will be visiting UH campuses statewide throughout the month of May, participating in campus public forums and meetings with students, faculty and the community. Following these visits, the Board of Regents hopes to select a president in June 2014.

Campus public forums will begin on Oʻahu, Tuesday, May 6 through Friday, May 9. The Oʻahu forums will be followed by public receptions. The Oʻahu forums and receptions are open to the public and will offer the opportunity to ask questions of the finalists and learn more about their background and experience. Other business forums and meetings will be scheduled throughout the month to meet community leaders and other constituencies.

The public schedule:

Interim President David Lassner

Oʻahu: Wednesday, May 7, 12–1:30 p.m., Leeward Community College Theatre 

           Friday, May 9, 5–6:30 p.m., UH Mānoa Architecture Auditorium (public reception to

           follow, 6:30–8 p.m.)

Kauaʻi: Thursday, May 8, 5–7 p.m., Kauaʻi Community College Cafeteria

Maui: Thursday, May 8, 8–9:30 a.m., Maui College Leis Family Class Act Restaurant

Island of Hawaiʻi: Friday, May 9, 8–9:30 a.m., University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo University Classroom

           Building (UCB), Room 100

 

Lt. General Francis Wiercinski

Oʻahu: Tuesday, May 6, 5–6:30 p.m., UH Mānoa Architecture Auditorium (public reception to           

           follow, 6:30–8 p.m.)

           Friday, May 9, 9–10:30 a.m., Leeward Community College Theatre

Kauaʻi: Thursday, May 8, 8–9:30 a.m., Kauaʻi Community College Cafeteria

Maui: Thursday, May 8, 5–7 p.m., Maui College Leis Family Class Act Restaurant

Island of Hawaiʻi: Friday, May 9, 5–7 p.m., University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo University Classroom

            Building (UCB), Room 100
 

Arrangements are being made to provide free parking, and to live stream the open forums on the internet and to post them in their entirety for later viewing.

An online survey will be available for those who would like to provide feedback on the finalists. Survey responses will be compiled and provided to the Board of Regents to assist in making its decision.

For the latest information about the UH presidential search visit the President Search website.