The inaugural event was planned by women students in the sciences, and the discussions were led by accomplished women scientists, administrators and staff who know a thing or two about the challenges women face in advancing their STEM careers.
The University of Hawai’i Board of Regents yesterday unanimously confirmed Bonnie Irwin as the next chancellor of UH Hilo.
The Islands of Opportunity Alliance is a network of higher education institutions from Hawai‘i and 10 Pacific Island nations with a mission to expand access to careers in STEM fields for underrepresented populations.
The staff at Mookini Library are proud to support UH Hilo’s academic environment and they embrace change because it benefits the campus community and allows them the opportunity to build an ‘ohana culture.
The UH Hilo campus and the Hawaiʻi Island community are invited to meet the finalists at scheduled presentations in November.
The highlight of the trip was the ceremony recognizing Ke Kula ‘O Nāwahīokalani‘ōpu‘u Hawaiian language immersion school as the recipient of the William Demmert Freedom Fighter award, one of the highest awards given by the National Indian Education Association.
The search is expected to be completed by the end of 2018, with the new chancellor in place in spring 2019.
Joseph Sanchez, who has been serving as director of a public library system in Colorado, is a nationally recognized leader on e-books, e-content, technology and intellectual property in public libraries.