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Laura E. Lyons, PhD

Interim Vice Provost for Academic Excellence

Determines priorities and strategies to develop and improve quality academic programs and support faculty development and advises the Provost on academic personnel and programming matters.  

(808) 956-5971
(808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209L

Paul McKimmy, EdD

Interim Associate Vice Provost for Academic Excellence

As first deputy to the Vice Provost, leads initiatives in support of effective academic personnel and innovative programs. Develops resources and programming to support the faculty career cycle.

(808) 956-9429
(808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209C

Monica Stitt-Bergh, PhD

Director of Program Development and Review

Oversees academic program development, approval, modification, review, and policy; articulation and educational agreements; institutional and professional accreditation; institutional research; tuition and fees; and P-20 initiatives.

(808) 956-4568
(808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209E

Eirik Lohr

Operations Coordinator

Serves as the Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost for Academic Excellence. Supports in the planning, developing, and directing of matters pertaining to academic affairs.

(808) 956-5244
(808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209C

Teresa Kono

Program Officer

Conducts training and provides guidance on matters related to Labor Relations (i.e. Complaints, Grievances) involving the faculty work cycle and the UHPA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

(808) 956-6072
(808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209G

Linda Voong

Human Resources Specialist

Develops training and program initiatives focusing on the faculty work-life cycle. Provides guidance on matters related to Academic Personnel.

(808) 956-0291
(808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209

Deena Yamamoto

Institutional Support
 for Academic Personnel

Assists and develops training, coordinates matters related to the faculty career cycle.  

(808) 956-4571
(808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209

Lori Furoyama, PhD

Educational Specialist

Oversees and manages commencement; assists with coordination of course actions, program reviews, and professional accreditation; and collaborates with Academic Personnel on matters related to faculty work-life cycle.

(808) 956-3889
(808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209

Tiffany Magno

Fiscal Admin

Responsible for budgeting and financial operations for all units reporting to the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Excellence.

(808) 956-4006
(808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209