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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

Oversees Academic Personnel which develops innovative programs and resources to support the faculty career cycle.

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

Jenine Isawa

Fiscal Specialist

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

(808) 956-0257 | (808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209F

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

Eirik Lohr

Operations Specialist

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

April Nozomi Quinn, PhD

Director of Program Development and Review

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

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

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

CJ Johnson

Administrative Assistant

Provides technical and organizational support for the Director of Program Development and Review; assists with cross-departmental communications.

(808) 956-7133
(808) 956-7115
Hawai’i Hall 209