Three finalists have been identified for the position of director of the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum. The three finalists are scheduled to participate over a three day period of visits on the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa campus.
The visits 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 have been scheduled as follows:
Tom A. Ranker, visiting May 15
Interim associate dean and professor, College of Natural Sciences
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Public Presentation: Monday, May 15, 1:30–2 p.m. at the Lyon Arboretum Conference Room
Carl E. Lewis, visiting May 17
Director, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Coral Gables, Florida
Public Presentation: Wednesday, May 17, 1:30–2 p.m. at the Lyon Arboretum Conference Room
Rakan A. Zahawi, visiting May 18
Associate researcher, Environmental Studies
University of California–Santa Cruz
Public Presentation: Thursday, May 18, 1:30–2 p.m. at the Lyon Arboretum Conference Room
For more information about the search process, including the campus visit daily schedule and the candidate biographies, please visit Lyon Arboretum director search website