Meixell approved as Windward CC Provost

Windward Community College
Jim Manke, (808) 956-6099
External Affairs and University Relations
Libby Young, (808) 235-7396
Windward Community College
Posted: May 17, 2002

The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Angela Meixell to be provost of Windward Community College in Kaneohe.

Meixell has served as the WCC interim provost for the past two years during a campus renaissance marked by the opening of several new buildings and a 6 percent enrollment increase.

"I feel very happy to have been officially named the provost of
Windward," Meixell said. "Windward is an excellent college with talented faculty and staff, hard-working students and the prettiest campus of all.

"This is a time of wonderful growth and change for us. There is no better time to be here. We have beautiful new facilities for instruction and to improve student life on campus as well as high community interest and support. I look forward to the challenges as well as the achievements."

Meixell brings 22 years of experience in the University of Hawaiʻi system.
From 1997 to 2000, she was state director of the Employment Training Center, which provides programs in basic skills and vocational training to the state's at-risk population.

Prior to that, she served as an assistant dean at Kapiʻolani Community College, where she was responsible for management of external academic grants and vocational programs.

Meixell also was director of administrative services at Kapiʻolani CC, where she was responsible for preparing a $20 million budget and overseeing the fiscal, and personnel services for the campus.

Meixell earned both her master‘s and doctoral degrees in educational administration from the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa. She has taught in both public and private schools as well as at UH-Manoa.

She has been active with the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, serving as an accreditation liaison officer and as a team member to review colleges on the mainland.

She also has served as Aloha United Way co-chair for the University of Hawaiʻi from 1999 to 2001 and is on the executive board of the Organization of Women Leaders and the Ifuku Foundation.