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UH Regents’ Presidential Search Group Gets Cracking on Business

·By civilbeat

The University of Hawaii Board of Regents‘ presidential selection committee agreed today that the university’s next chief executive officer should have “strong ties” to Hawaii. But whether regents will be hiring a headhunting firm remains to be seen.

The committee met this afternoon to plan the next steps of its search for the university’s next president.

Honolulu Regent John Holzman, who’s heading the effort, divided the seven committee members into three task groups: one that will delineate with selection criteria, one that will develop an outreach plan and one that will deliberate