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Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Hawaiʻi Hall 209L
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-5971
lelyons@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning, developing, organizing, directing, and evaluating undergraduate, graduate, and some professional academic programs, policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Program review and accreditation
  • Academic personnel including faculty tenure and promotion
  • Faculty labor relations, including review of faculty grievances under the collective bargaining agreement
  • Academic leadership development

Contact

Robyn Okumura
Assistant to the Associate VC for Academic Affairs
Hawaiʻi Hall 209
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-8447
chowhoyr@hawaii.edu

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel
Hawaiʻi Hall 209
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-9429
bmccrear@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Information on process for academic review including contract renewal, tenure, promotion
  • Faculty Training and Development
  • Faculty Labor Relations, including review of faculty grievances under the collective bargaining agreement

Contact

Deena Yamamoto
Institutional Support
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Academic Personnel
Hawaiʻi Hall 209
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-4571
deenay@hawaii.edu

Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Exchange Programs
Moore Hall 309
1890 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-8818
rasutton@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Promotion and coordination of international education at UH Mānoa
  • Advising and visa services for international undergraduate and graduate students
  • Visa and immigration services for international faculty and visiting scholars for the UH System
  • International academic agreements for student and other exchanges
  • Coordination of opportunities for international mobility of UH Mānoa students through bilateral exchanges and faculty-led study abroad programs
  • Assistance to units across the UH Mānoa campus on hosting visiting delegations, proper protocol, addressing issues relating to international education
  • Service as UH Mānoa representative on boards and committees of international education associations

Contact

Shelley M. Hillberry
Operations Coordinator
Office of International and Exchange Programs
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services 206
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-2223
shillber@hawaii.edu

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services 213
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-6231
cambra@hawaii.edu

Interim Vice Chancellor for Administration, Finance & Operations
Hawaiʻi Hall 102
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-5495
afrench@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Financial management and budget preparation and implementation
  • Management of human resource administration, campus security and emergency management, auxiliary enterprises, building and grounds maintenance, and facilities renovations and capital improvements
  • Physical planning of the campus and management of space resources

Contact

Lily Wong
Secretary
Hawaiʻi Hall 202
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-9190
lilywong@hawaii.edu

Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
Hawaiʻi Hall 211
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-7837
velmak@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees most organized research units
  • Serves as the campus representative for research with individuals, groups, and agencies
  • Manages the Research and Training Revolving Funds, campus-wide research initiatives, internal resource allocations, and university communications with the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaiʻi
  • Manages strategic initiatives, research program development, research information systems, and the university’s relationship with the Office of Research Services
  • Oversees research and technology transfer, research commercialization, and industrial support
  • Oversees research compliance, scientific misconduct, and environmental health and safety
  • Identifies opportunities for federal research funding and helps UH Mānoa faculty and researchers secure and obtain federal financial support

Contact

Traci Kuwaye
Secretary to the Vice Chancellor for Research
Hawaiʻi Hall 211
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-0813
tkuwaye@hawaii.edu

Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research
Hawaiʻi Hall 206
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-4531
cwalton@hawaii.edu

Interim Vice Chancellor for Students
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services 409
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-3290
ideta@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Advises and assists students with discrimination, academic disputes and grievances, conduct code issues, and related matters
  • Conducts assessment and evaluation of student services and implements continuous quality improvement and implements and oversees a formal program review process to ensure the provision of high quality, comprehensive student support services
  • Develops and coordinates a campus-wide student development philosophy that drives all of the facets of student services
  • Oversees fundraising and grant writing functions for student services
  • Oversees responsibilities in statutory compliance areas such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, discrimination, and 504 compliance areas
  • Oversees responsibilities for enrollment management programs in areas including recruitment, admission, financial aid and scholarships, registration, student records, and orientation.
  • Provides leadership and support to student services’ faculty and staff
  • Serves as a resource on the development of university policies related to student affairs
  • Serves as an advocate and promoter for students within the management structure of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, the University of Hawaiʻi System, and the outside community
  • Serves as the chief decision-maker for program, budget, and personnel for all units of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s student services and efficiently manages all funds collected or utilized for student services

Contact

Sabrina Fallejo Uganiza
Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Students
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services 409
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-3290
vcs@hawaii.edu

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services 214
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-3584
rshabazz@hawaii.edu

Contact

Kevin F Kaneshiro
Administrative & Fiscal Support
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services 214
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-3584
kevinfk@hawaii.edu

Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Director of SEED
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services 413
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 956-4642
quemuel@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides direct services and supports programs at Mānoa, systemwide, lower education, and with community groups to promote access and success for student populations that are first generation college students, under-served and underrepresented in higher education, which include, but are not limited to: African Americans, Filipinos, Hispanic, Laotian and Vietnamese, Native American/Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Samoans and other Pacific Islanders
  • Administers specific merit and need based scholarships that support equity and diversity
  • Administers non-credit programs for senior citizens attending classes
  • Implements policies and supports campus and outreach programs to encourage campus diversity, provide equal educational access and accommodate different learners
  • Provides university, pre-college, and community programs that promote educational equity for needs and interests of Native Hawaiian and other under-represented minorities on campus
  • Provides student support services for equal access and success of students with disabilities, low-income, gay/lesbian/bisexual and transgendered, student parents, women, disadvantaged students, and veterans
  • Supports the Mānoa Commission on Diversity, Diversity and Equity Initiative, and other activities relating to the university’s strategic goals on equity and diversity
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