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Kapiʻolani Community College Begins Chancellor Search
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Kapiʻolani Community College

The search for Kapiʻolani Community College’s new chancellor has begun. The job was announced locally and nationally on January 5, 2018, and the expected start date is July 2018.

In making the search announcement, University of Hawaiʻi Vice President for Community Colleges John Morton said Kapiʻolani Community College is seeking a visionary leader who can guide the college to address challenges and opportunities that arise.

“The next chancellor must embody Kapiʻolani Community College’s mission, vision and values of kūpono, kuleana, mālama, kūloaʻa and kūlia by showing integrity and responsibility, protecting and perpetuating ancestral knowledge, supporting a rich community of learning, and striving for excellence,” Morton said.

Search timeline

  • The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee plans to begin screening applicants and nominees in February 2018.
  • In addition to in-person interviews by the finalists planned in April 2018, on-campus visits will be scheduled to ensure that students, faculty, staff and other stakeholders are able to attend open forums. Campus visits are an extremely important part of the process.
  • Morton plans to submit his recommended candidate for appointment to the president in April 2018.
  • The expected start date of the new chancellor is July 2018.

Search committee

The 18-member Kapiʻolani Chancellor Search Advisory Committee (CSAC) includes representation from Kapiʻolani CC’s constituency groups: faculty, students, Kalāualani Native Hawaiian Council, civil service and administrative professional and technical staff, administrators and community leaders.

  • Austin Anderson, Faculty, CSAC Chair
  • Shari Tamashiro, Academic Support, CSAC Vice Chair
  • David Apostol, Civil Service
  • Brandon Chun, Faculty
  • Eric Denton, Faculty
  • Dave Evans, Faculty
  • Alfie Gonzales, Administrative Professional and Technical
  • Krista Hiser, Faculty
  • Kimberly Iwao, Faculty
  • May Kealoha, Faculty
  • Kapulani Landgraf, Kalāualani Native Hawaiian Council
  • Leiolani Leon, Student
  • Shepherd Maingano, Faculty
  • Brian Miyamoto, Community
  • Nawaʻa Napoleon, Administrator
  • Diane Paloma, Community
  • Shannon Sakaue, Faculty
  • Ismael Salameh, Student
  • Kelli Nakamura, Search Coordinator

See the Work at UH posting for more information.

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