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Friday, February 21, 2014
Free Speech on Campus? Grassroot Institute Interviews FIRE
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:39 PM :: 2436 Views :: Higher Education

The issue of free speech on campus has gained attention in Hawaii recently, following a controversy over the right of students to distribute copies of the Constitution on the campus of UH Hilo....

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
Abercrombie Names UH Regent Nominees
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 2528 Views :: Higher Education

Abercrombie today announced the nominations of Jeffrey S. Portnoy, Dr. Lee Putnam, Michelle Asprer Tagorda and Stanford B.C. Yuen to the University of Hawaii Board of Regents....

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
A Major Hurdle for Student Veterans
By Selected News Articles @ 8:01 PM :: 3545 Views :: Higher Education, Military

SB2131 covers veterans' college tuition at the UH’s colleges and universities up to the in-state tuition amount...

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Tuesday, February 18, 2014
UH Med school leads nation in funding
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 2250 Views :: Higher Education

For the third year in a row....

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Monday, February 17, 2014
Survey: UH Manoa Offers 13th Best Return on Investment in US West
By News Release @ 8:49 PM :: 2970 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education
In State 30 Year Net ROI: $442,600
Out of State 30 Year Net ROI: $383,700
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Saturday, February 15, 2014
13 Nominated for UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 1:47 PM :: 2617 Views :: Higher Education

The Candidate Advisory Council (CAC) for the Board of Regents of the University of  Hawai’i has presented a list of candidates to Governor Neil Abercrombie to fill three City & County of Honolulu seats and one Student seat....

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Wednesday, February 05, 2014
UHPA Files 'Prohibited Practice' Charges Against UH Administration
By News Release @ 2:11 AM :: 3112 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

UHPA has taken a two-pronged approach to preserve faculty rights. In December 2013, the union filed a prohibited practice charge....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
P-20 Partnership Pushes 55 in ‘25
By News Release @ 8:12 PM :: 3019 Views :: Higher Education

Hawaii P-­‐20 Council established a goal for 55 percent of Hawaii’s working age adults to have a two-­‐ or four-­‐year college degree by the year 2025....

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Saturday, January 25, 2014
Auditor: State Laws Sufficient to Protect Against Diploma Mills
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 3:25 PM :: 3016 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

House Bill No. 1200, House Draft 2, is not needed to comply with the Higher Education Act of 1965 and other flaws in the bill do not warrant its enactment....

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
UH West Oahu to refund certain student fees
By News Release @ 2:34 AM :: 2367 Views :: Higher Education

...approved fees were charged for services before the services existed....

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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle Returns to CSUN to Teach
By News Release @ 3:33 PM :: 3651 Views :: Higher Education, Politicians, Republican Party

“I want my students to be effective public policy makers,” Lingle said....

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
How the College Bubble Will Pop
By NCPA @ 1:48 PM :: 2052 Views :: Higher Education

...the earning differential between college and high school graduates fell 11 percent for men and 19.7 percent for women....

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Thursday, January 09, 2014
Cancer Center Plan: Another Dubious Expensive Band-Aid for UH Administrators?
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 2837 Views :: Higher Education

Over the last weeks there has been considerable public discourse about the Center.  Rather than looking backwards, we would like to share the specific steps we are now taking....

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Thursday, January 09, 2014
Rep Ward: Eliminate Prepaid College Tuition
By News Release @ 5:03 PM :: 3377 Views :: Higher Education

In lieu of paying tuition or fees, students would enter contracts to pay back the university a certain percentage of their income after graduation....

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Wednesday, January 01, 2014
Drones may be buzzing Hawaiian skies soon
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:48 PM :: 3027 Views :: Higher Education, Small Business

The FAA this week that the University of Alaska is one of several educational institutions selected to test drones, and Hawaii and Oregon are included in the university’s plan ....

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Thursday, December 19, 2013
Budget: UH Rewards Mitsunaga, Abercrombie Rewards UH
By News Release @ 10:16 PM :: 3584 Views :: Higher Education

News Release from University of Hawaiʻi Dec 18, 2013 (With explanatory notes added to enhance accuracy.)....

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Hawaiian Pacific Health Survey will Sample 4,000 Households
By News Release @ 9:25 PM :: 3227 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Higher Education

U.S. government that it is taking steps to improve the collection of health data for Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders....

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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
University of Hawaii honors Wounded Warriors and US service members
By Selected News Articles @ 10:35 PM :: 3129 Views :: Higher Education, Military

...the Black Knights from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point played the University of Hawaii Warriors, Saturday, Nov. 30....

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Saturday, November 23, 2013
Jeffrey Portnoy appointed to UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 1:11 AM :: 2956 Views :: Higher Education

He assumes one of the board’s Honolulu seats, an interim position until confirmed by the state Senate....

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Saturday, November 23, 2013
UH task force on veterans affairs formed
By News Release @ 12:40 AM :: 3344 Views :: Higher Education, Military

A UH systemwide task force to work on improving services for student veterans has been formed and held its organizational meeting on Friday, November 22....

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Friday, November 22, 2013
Informational Briefing to Consider UH Budget
By News Release @ 4:37 PM :: 2198 Views :: Higher Education
  • DATE: Friday, December 20, 2013
  • TIME: 9:00 a.m.
  • PLACE: Conference Room 309 State Capitol
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Friday, November 22, 2013
Student Rally to Protest UH Funding Cuts, Tuition Hikes
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 2503 Views :: Higher Education

...rally in protest of the $250 million loss of state funds in 5 years which has resulted in tuition increases.... 

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Thursday, November 21, 2013
Mitsunaga's Abercrombie Releases $83.9M for UH Maintenance Projects
By News Release @ 10:48 PM :: 2535 Views :: Higher Education

Abercrombie today announced the release of $83.9 million for capital improvement projects at University of Hawaii campuses....

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Thursday, November 14, 2013
CAC Presents Nominees for Board of Regents
By News Release @ 9:18 PM :: 2602 Views :: Higher Education
  • Peter S. Adler
  • Jeffrey S. Portnoy
  • Stanford B. C. Yuen
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Free Tickets: Ethics Commission Rebukes UH Regents
By News Release @ 1:59 AM :: 2875 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

...anonymous 'Informal Advisory Opinions' which clearly refer to questions raised over the practice of giving UH Regents free athletic tickets....

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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Ken Schoolland Talks to Grassroot Institute
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:17 AM :: 2858 Views :: Economy, Higher Education

Schoolland discusses the importance of economics education as a way to understand how the world works....

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Searching for the Searcher: UH Regents to Interview Presidential Search Firms
By News Release @ 3:21 AM :: 2312 Views :: Higher Education

The three firms will be invited to make presentations to the committee within the next two weeks....

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Legislative Briefing to Examine UH Research Corp
By News Release @ 3:57 PM :: 1852 Views :: Higher Education
  • DATE: Thursday, October 31, 2013
  • TIME: 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
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Friday, October 18, 2013
Hawaii Student Veterans Make Case for In-State Tuition
By News Release @ 5:00 PM :: 8891 Views :: Higher Education, Military

...student veteran leaders representing chapters of Hawaiʻi Alliance of Student Veterans (HASV) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa and Leeward Community College, testified in front of the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents in an effort to spark dialogue over the idea of amending tuition waiver regulations....

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Monday, September 30, 2013
Nominations invited for UH Task Force in support of student veterans
By News Release @ 9:40 PM :: 2948 Views :: Higher Education, Military

Nominations and self-nominations for task force members should be sent by email to president@Hawaii.edu....

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Friday, September 27, 2013
Hawaii SAT Scores Remain Stagnant
By News Release @ 4:07 PM :: 3488 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education
“While some might see stagnant scores as no news, we at the College Board consider it a call to action,” said College Board President David Coleman
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Thursday, September 19, 2013
Education: GEAR-UP Hawaii to be Focus of Briefing
By News Release @ 7:38 PM :: 3301 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 9:30AM Waipahu High School Library
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
UH leads initiative to build state’s multilingual workforce
By News Release @ 12:47 AM :: 2497 Views :: Higher Education

The ultimate goal is identifying Hawaiʻi’s language needs and creating a robust, multilingual workforce to handle those needs....

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
HPU is Named Hawaii's "Military Friendly" University
By News Release @ 3:31 PM :: 3347 Views :: Higher Education, Military

Hawai‘i Pacific University is once again the state’s only university to appear on the Military Friendly Schools list...

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Thursday, September 12, 2013
Man at center of university procurement scandal back on the job
By Malia Zimmerman @ 12:02 AM :: 3969 Views :: Higher Education

Brian Minaai, associate vice president for Capitol Improvements since 2008, has been on paid leave for nearly eight months....

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Thursday, September 12, 2013
HPU Rises in U.S. News & World Report rankings
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 2722 Views :: Higher Education

Hawai‘i Pacific University climbed 10 places in the top Regional Universities in the West in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2014,”....

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
UH Presidential Selection Committee outreach underway
By News Release @ 10:35 PM :: 2442 Views :: Higher Education

Members of the Presidential Selection Committee are appearing at various community gatherings to solicit input....

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Wounded Warriors: Hawaii football team failing to generate points, revenue
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:31 PM :: 2746 Views :: Higher Education

The athletic department for the University of Hawaii will get a $13 million bailout....

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Monday, September 09, 2013
UH System Enrollment Drops 2.2%
By News Release @ 8:26 PM :: 3489 Views :: Higher Education

This decrease comes after record-breaking enrollments in each of the last five years. Since 2007, enrollment has grown by 17 percent....

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Friday, September 06, 2013
Liberalism Radicalized: The Sexual Revolution, Multiculturalism, and the Rise of Identity Politics
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:07 PM :: 5097 Views :: Family, Higher Education, Religion

...a more radical form of liberalism emerged in the academy that sowed the seeds for the sexual revolution and multiculturalism....

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Thursday, September 05, 2013
Community college students pledge to Agree to Degree
By News Release @ 10:26 PM :: 2637 Views :: Higher Education

...students promise to attend their classes, get good grades, check their UH email at least once a day, talk to instructors when having difficulty, meet with counselors when having academic or personal issues, and commit to making education a priority....

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Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Planned Parenthood Uses Tax Dollars From Obamacare to Push Sex Ed on Hawaii Kids
By Selected News Articles @ 8:59 PM :: 5360 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Health Care, Higher Education
The Hawaii Youth Services Network and the University of Hawaii received almost two million dollars from ... Obamacare—to develop, replicate, and implement “comprehensive sex education” in Hawaii schools....
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Monday, September 02, 2013
Maui TEA Party Backs Hillsdale College Hawaiian Liberty Scholarship Fund
By News Release @ 11:43 AM :: 3313 Views :: Higher Education, TEA Party

$178,250 in matching funds for a scholarship which would provide full tuition for a deserving student from Hawaii....

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Saturday, August 31, 2013
MRC Greenwood Shares 'Final Thoughts'
By News Release @ 4:40 AM :: 2414 Views :: Higher Education

some final thoughts with you as I leave the leadership of the University of Hawaiʻi....

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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Chaminade University: Four Year Guarantee Spurs Record Enrollment
By News Release @ 5:02 AM :: 2577 Views :: Higher Education

With enrollment at the historic level...university officials are crediting a new four-year guarantee....

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
New Student Loan Scheme: $184B Profit for Federal Gov’t
By NCPA @ 11:59 AM :: 2106 Views :: Higher Education

...the government actually stands to make an enormous profit on the president's new federal student loan system -- a boondoggle paid for by hyper-inflated tuition costs and fueled by a government-sponsored predatory-lending program....

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Political libraries vs. living memorials
By Rachelle Chang @ 1:30 AM :: 2390 Views :: Higher Education

Instead of a dedicated library, welcoming mainly graduate students and professors, here are some other ways to honor our public leaders....

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Monday, August 26, 2013
UH Seeks Nominees for Five Board of Regents Seats
By News Release @ 5:41 PM :: 2335 Views :: Higher Education

Recruitment Announcement From UH Regents Candidate Advisory Council....

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Friday, August 23, 2013
Call for nominations for UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 9:52 PM :: 2499 Views :: Higher Education
The application deadline for this seat is September 16, 2013....
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Friday, August 23, 2013
Four Problems with Federal College Scorecards
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:19 PM :: 1986 Views :: Higher Education

Yesterday, President Obama announced his plan....

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