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Saturday, August 31, 2013
MRC Greenwood Shares 'Final Thoughts'
By News Release @ 4:40 AM :: 2343 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 :: 2500 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 :: 2028 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 :: 2313 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 :: 2266 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 :: 2420 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 :: 1915 Views :: Higher Education

Yesterday, President Obama announced his plan....

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Monday, August 19, 2013
Ex-University of Hawaii president spends big ‘for kids’
By Malia Zimmerman @ 10:02 PM :: 2636 Views :: Higher Education

Dobelle spent “$8,000 for a four-night stay at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Bangkok; $883 from the upscale clothing store Louis Boston; $10,000 for tickets to shows at Tanglewood; more than $4,000 for limousine rides” and a total of $200,000....

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Thursday, August 15, 2013
UH Responds to Star-Adv: Claims Inouye Center Project 'Not Shrouded in Secrecy'
By News Release @ 2:26 PM :: 4803 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Higher Education, Politicians

"...swift action on the center was necessary since the senate will store papers for no longer than six months from the time the office is closed...."

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Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Obama library bid gets lobbyist donors
By Selected News Articles @ 3:56 AM :: 4619 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, Obama

Hawaii's bid for it got a $5,000 donation from the global law and lobbying firm Skadden Arps....

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Friday, August 02, 2013
Hey UH, lawmakers say watch those hefty salaries
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:53 PM :: 2843 Views :: Higher Education
The UH system pays out more than $50 million in annual administrative salaries....
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Interim UH President Scores 'F', Responsible for Data Breaches
By News Release @ 11:20 PM :: 4167 Views :: Higher Education

Board of Regents has identified Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer David Lassner as Interim President of the university and will vote on the appointment at a special board meeting July 30....

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
University of Hawaii regent calls for investigation into tuition hikes
By Malia Zimmerman @ 11:01 PM :: 2323 Views :: Higher Education
Regent Jan Sullivan wants an investigation into whether the record tuition increases can be rolled back or halted altogether....
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Sunday, July 21, 2013
University of Hawaii Pres gets Sweet Deal to Leave Early
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:33 PM :: 2527 Views :: Higher Education

M.R.C. Greenwood will earn a little less than $25,000 a month after she resigns as University of Hawaii president...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
UH Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) Contract Extended
By News Release @ 11:34 PM :: 2925 Views :: Higher Education, Military

There were no other modifications to the existing $44.7-million contract except for its duration....

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Monday, July 15, 2013
Honolulu: 5th Smartest City in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 7:58 PM :: 4403 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

For this list, we looked at six pieces of criteria....

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Friday, July 05, 2013
UH Manoa: False Harassment Claim Can Lead to Eviction
By Selected News Articles @ 11:10 PM :: 3937 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, Law Enforcement
...students falsely accused could see their lives upended and possibly destroyed....
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Friday, June 28, 2013
Auditor: Continued state regulation of amateur boxing is unnecessary
By Selected News Articles @ 4:27 AM :: 3467 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education
Feasibility Study of Removing Amateur Boxing From the Jurisdiction of the State Boxing Commission....
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Monday, June 24, 2013
Governor Signs School Readiness Bill, Early Learning Director Quits
By News Release @ 5:50 PM :: 2673 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

Terry Lock has accepted a position with the University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Education....

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Thursday, June 20, 2013
Pilot project reducing institutional placement of at-risk youths
By News Release @ 6:08 AM :: 3176 Views :: Higher Education, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

There are currently nine youths between the ages of 13-17 in the Wrap Hawai‘i pilot program....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
NCTQ Report: UH Education Departments Among Nation's Worst
By Andrew Walden @ 9:52 PM :: 3639 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

the National Council on Teacher Quality 2013 Teacher Prep Review has bad news for Hawaii Universities' Schools of Education....

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013
What does a buck get you? A strange deal, ex-Hawaii regent says
By Malia Zimmerman @ 8:06 PM :: 3598 Views :: Ethics, Development, Higher Education
While $1 a month looks like a good deal for taxpayers...the campus construction has been subjected to 83 change orders that cost $19 million ....
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Friday, June 07, 2013
UH Releases Summary of BoR Presidential Search Meeting
By News Release @ 7:31 PM :: 1591 Views :: Higher Education
The Board heard a report from its Presidential Selection Task Group....
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Saturday, June 01, 2013
UHPA to NEA: "Thank you for trying to destroy our union"
By News Release @ 1:39 PM :: 3417 Views :: Higher Education, Labor
You threatened to destroy us (“decertify” is the technical term) when you visited last June if we ceased our relationship with NEA....
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Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Picking the Next Greenwood: BoR Appoints Task Force to Form Committee
By News Release @ 4:31 PM :: 2368 Views :: Higher Education
The Board will hold a public, facilitated meeting in early June to consider the process for the selection of the University’s next leader....
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
GOP: Investigate Donna Mercado Kim
By News Release @ 10:24 PM :: 3608 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

...If substantiated, Senator Mercado Kim must be held accountable....

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Monday, May 20, 2013
More Transparency Needed in Higher Education
By NCPA @ 5:11 PM :: 1715 Views :: Higher Education

...inflation-adjusted income for recent college graduates actually declined between 2000 and 2011....

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Monday, May 20, 2013
How to Tell if College Presidents Are Overpaid
By NCPA @ 5:04 PM :: 1821 Views :: Higher Education

the median salary of public university presidents rose 4.7 percent in 2011-2012 to more than $440,000 a year....

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Friday, May 17, 2013
Mitsunaga Launches New Attack on Kobayashi
By Andrew Walden @ 9:53 PM :: 4837 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education
...Abercrombie crony Dennis Mitsunaga senses the opportunity to displace Inouye crony Bert Kobayashi....
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
U.H. Men’s Athletics Once Again Hamstrung With Swishy Moniker
By AtomicMonkey @ 1:45 PM :: 3060 Views :: Higher Education

New A.D. Ben Jay is flipping and flopping on his decision to install the “Warriors” as U.H.’s official nickname....

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Wednesday, May 08, 2013
24% of DoE Grads Ready for College Math
By News Release @ 4:10 PM :: 2927 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

...students requiring remedial classes dropped to 31 percent in English and remained at 36 percent for math....

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Wednesday, May 08, 2013
University: Easy ‘A’ Courses and ‘The Party Pathway’
By NCPA @ 11:42 AM :: 2852 Views :: Higher Education

...state flagship universities are a waste of time and resources for many students....

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Tuesday, May 07, 2013
45 Students Complete State's First 'Transformation Internship Program'
By News Release @ 6:07 AM :: 3063 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education
The TIP Summer 2013 Session starts in June, with applications being accepted through June 8....
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Monday, May 06, 2013
MRC Greenwood Quits After Abercrombie Shortchanges University $22M
By Selected News Articles @ 10:25 PM :: 6026 Views :: Higher Education
Greenwood was Inouye’s pick for President.  Abercrombie will now install his own operative.  Oddly, some people think all this has to do with a Stevie Wonder concert....
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Friday, April 26, 2013
The Impact of School Vouchers on College Enrollment
By NCPA @ 8:40 AM :: 2664 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

... African American college-enrollment increased by 24 percent ....

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Saturday, April 20, 2013
UHPA Pushes Back Against NEA Raid, Cyberattack
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 PM :: 4476 Views :: Higher Education, Labor
When asked whether she believed the cyberattack could be related to the NEA issue, Hanselman said, "It's a strange coincidence."
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
UH Claims Economic Impact over $3.6B
By UHERO @ 7:49 PM :: 1944 Views :: Higher Education
...we define economic impact to be the direct, indirect, and induced economic activities generated by the university....
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013
College 2020: ‘Education Will Become Radically Cheaper’
By Selected News Articles @ 1:11 PM :: 2571 Views :: Higher Education

In spite of all the alarm over rising costs and excessive borrowing for college, one person is confident that college will be far less expensive in just a few years....

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Thursday, April 04, 2013
From Hawaii to Virginia, are College Accreditors Overstepping their Authority?
By Andrew Walden @ 3:37 AM :: 3994 Views :: Higher Education
... a remarkably similar “wrongful intrusion of college accreditors in state governance matters” ....
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Abercrombie Names Three to UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 8:12 PM :: 2884 Views :: Higher Education

Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the nominations of Eugene Bal III, Barry T. Mizuno, and Randolph A. Moore to the University of Hawaii Board of Regents. The nominations are subject to state Senate confirmation....

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
WAC: Legislature Endangers UH Accreditation
By News Release @ 6:50 PM :: 3364 Views :: Higher Education

The Commission is deeply concerned about press accounts of the attempts of individuals within the government to demand specific personnel actions ... legislation has recently been introduced that could interfere with the University's ability to manage its own affairs....

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013
UH Mānoa Law School leaps 26 points in rankings
By News Release @ 6:13 PM :: 3045 Views :: Higher Education

Richardson Law School ranked 80th among the nation’s 144 best law schools compared with 106th a year ago....

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Friday, March 08, 2013
Sequestration: Army Tuition Assistance Ends Today
By News Release @ 2:08 PM :: 3787 Views :: Higher Education, Military

Students using Army Tuition Assistance (TA) must register in GoArmyEd before NOON Hawaii Standard Time (HST) Friday, March 8 at which time it will be suspended....

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Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Tuition Increases: UH #2 in Nation
By Selected News Articles @ 9:19 PM :: 3318 Views :: Higher Education

UH boosted its annual bite on students 108%....

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Mitsunaga Names Names, Slams UH for Favoritism Towards Kobayashi
By Selected News Articles @ 5:47 PM :: 10728 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education

... he only selects his friends from a pool of hundreds of qualified Architects and Engineers in Honolulu ....

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Monday, February 11, 2013
Selection Committee Releases Names of UH Regent Nominees
By News Release @ 10:38 PM :: 3246 Views :: Higher Education

...the Regents Candidate Advisory Council (RCAC) delivered to Governor Neil Abercrombie's office a list of candidates for the University of Hawai'i Board of Regents....

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Friday, February 08, 2013
College Need Not Be Expensive
By NCPA @ 12:52 PM :: 2341 Views :: Higher Education

In light of these trends, some states like Texas, Florida and Wisconsin are considering the $10,000 college degree....

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Friday, January 18, 2013
UH System Enrollment Drops 2.3%
By News Release @ 11:59 PM :: 2908 Views :: Higher Education

Opening enrollment for the University of Hawai‘i System for the spring 2013 semester stands at 55,373 students, a slight decline of 1,303 students, or 2.3 percent, compared to spring 2012....

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Friday, January 18, 2013
Six Hawaii Colleges Make ‘Military-Friendly’ List for 2013
By News Release @ 3:49 PM :: 4907 Views :: Higher Education, Military

...a survey through which we could measure the military-friendly policies enacted at each school....

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Friday, January 18, 2013
UHERO: UH Manoa Generates $3.2B in Business
By News Release @ 1:38 AM :: 3383 Views :: Economy, Higher Education

Overall, the $1.40 billion of education-related expenditures attributable to UHM generated $2.45 billion in local business sales, $735 million in employee earnings, $131 million in state tax revenues, and slightly under 20,000 jobs in Hawai‘i in FY2012....

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