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Board of Regents: Re-opening Search for New President Would Damage UH

·By civilbeat

Two hours after Senate President Donna Mercado Kim called on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents to re-open its search for a new systemwide president, the board released a statement that said doing so would cause “significant damage” to the university.

Here’s the statement in full:

We understand that some are advocating that the Board reopen the search for the President of the University. They cite concerns that the Selection Committee forwarded only two names to the Board for its consideration.  The Selection Committee’s final report recounts the circumstances that led