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Finalists Announced for Lyon Arboretum Director

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Dan Meisenzahl, (808) 348-4936
Spokesman, UH Communications
Posted: May 12, 2017

Three finalists have been identified for the position of director of the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum.  Their visits to the UH Mānoa campus, and Lyon Arboretum in Mānoa Valley, include 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 are scheduled as follows:

Dr. Tom A. Ranker, visiting May 15, 2017
Interim Associate Dean and Professor, College of Natural Sciences
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Public Presentation:  Monday, May 15, 1:30-2 p.m./Lyon Arboretum Conference Room

Dr. Carl E. Lewis, visiting May 17, 2017
Director, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Coral Gables, Florida
Public Presentation:  Wednesday, May 17, 1:30-2 p.m./Lyon Arboretum Conference Room

Dr. Rakan A. Zahawi, visiting May 18, 2017
Associate Researcher, Environmental Studies
University of California – Santa Cruz
Public Presentation:  Thursday, May 18, 1:30-2 p.m./ Lyon Arboretum Conference Room

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