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Regents Select UH VP for Information Tech as Interim Prez

·By civilbeat

The University of Hawaii’s Board of Regents has appointed UH Vice President for Information Technology David Lassner as the university’s interim president.

His annual salary would be $325,008 — the same salary paid to Interim President David McClain when he was appointed in 2004, according to a press release. 

Lassner, who also serves as the university’s chief information officer, has worked at UH in various capacities since 1977. New Board Chair John Holzman said in a statement that he’s confident Lassner will help move the university’s agenda forward. 

Regents will vote on the