From left, Krystyna Aune, Ellen Hoffman and Nathan Murata

Three finalists have been identified for the position of University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa dean of graduate education. The finalist are UH Mānoa Professors Krystyna Aune, Ellen Hoffman and Nathan Murata.

The candidates are scheduled to participate in campus visits that covers department discussions; meetings with senior administrators, faculty, staff and students; and a public presentation.

Campus and community members, as well as the general public, are encouraged to attend.

Candidate visits

Ellen Hoffman—January 22–23

Nathan Murata—January 27–28

Krystyna Aune, visiting January 30–31

  • Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor of Communicology, UH Mānoa College of Arts and Humanities
  • Public presentation—Friday, January 31, 3–4:15 p.m. in George Hall 227

“I would like to thank the Search Advisory Committee for identifying a pool of exceptional candidates. We are excited to have had such a strong pool of candidates from within the university,” said UH Mānoa Chancellor Tom Apple. “We encourage the UH community to come out and meet the candidates, and look forward to them providing input which will assist in hiring the best person for the position.”

“The state of graduate education at Mānoa will need to be a focus in the next few years, so this is a very important position for the campus,” said UH Mānoa Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Reed Dasenbrock. “I look forward to working with the new graduate dean on addressing the challenges we face.”

For more information, visit the search website.

A UH Mānoa news release