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Finalists announced for Dean of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources at UH Manoa

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Contact:
Michele Tom, (808) 956-9396
Executive Search Coordinator, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Posted: Jan 18, 2017

Three 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 (CTAHR).  The three finalists are scheduled to participate over a three-day period of visits on the Mānoa campus and the island of Hawai‘i.  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.

The campus visits of the three candidates have been scheduled as follows:

Dr. Nicholas Comerford, visiting January 30-February 1, 2017
Director and Professor
North Florida Research and Education Center
University of Florida
Public Presentation:  Tuesday, January 31, 3:00-4:15 p.m./Kuykendall Auditorium 101

Dr. William Randle, visiting February 6-8, 2017
Professor and (former) Dean
College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
North Carolina A&T State University
Public Presentation:  Tuesday, February 7, 3:00-4:15 p.m./Kuykendall Auditorium 101

Dr. Alan Sams, visiting February 13-15, 2017
Executive Associate Dean
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Texas A&M University
Public Presentation:  Tuesday, February 14, 3:00-4:15 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 at http://www.manoa.hawaii.edu/executivesearch/ctahr.

For more information about the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, see http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/site.