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Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Candidate Forced by UH to Take Leave Without Pay
By Selected News Articles @ 10:05 PM :: 7840 Views :: Higher Education, Labor, Politicians

...J N Musto, Executive Director of UHPA indicated that they had been fighting the contract language for 30 years and did reach an agreement that UH professors could maintain their position while campaigning....

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Saturday, August 2, 2014
Apple Unredacted: Did Attack on Carbone's $300K 'Assistant' Precipitate Removal of UHM Chancellor?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:23 PM :: 8397 Views :: Higher Education

"You have mentioned this frequently as a reason for loss of confidence in me from you and the Board."

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Friday, August 1, 2014
Report: Dobelle Could Face Criminal Charges for Theft from Mass. College
By News Release @ 5:45 AM :: 4489 Views :: Higher Education

...Dobelle spent 171 days in San Francisco.  The trips frequently coincided with the Bohemian Club’s “Spring Jinks” gatherings in late May and its two-week “Encampment” in July – cost the school $63,000....

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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Apple Given One Hour Deadline, Accepts Termination Package
By News Release @ 5:13 AM :: 4192 Views :: Higher Education

I had previous provided Dr. Lassner with my rebuttal of his allegations of unsatisfactory performance....

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Lassner: We Must Polish the Jewel, not the Apple
By News Release @ 10:14 PM :: 3955 Views :: Higher Education

"At this time we all need to focus on polishing our crown jewel...."

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Sunday, July 27, 2014
UH Manoa's Apple to be Chopped?
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 6154 Views :: Higher Education
Lassner has held confidential performance assessment discussions with all the individuals who report to him....
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Sunday, July 20, 2014
HB2427: One Stroke of the Pen
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 5879 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education, Labor

...the CLEAR facility is located at UH West Oahu, and that campus testifies that it is okay with scrapping the CLEAR fund....

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Saturday, July 12, 2014
Call for nominations for the UH Board of Regents
By News Release @ 5:35 AM :: 3262 Views :: Higher Education

...including four seats for immediate appointments....

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Abercrombie Jets off to Yacht Club to Sign Bills
By News Release @ 4:48 PM :: 4007 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

In another first, Gov. Neil Abercrombie today at Hilo Yacht Club enacted measures....

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014
After Win at UH Hilo, Free Speech Lawsuits Hit Campuses Nationwide
By News Release @ 11:12 PM :: 6060 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

The filings launch FIRE’s new Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project, a national effort to eliminate unconstitutional speech codes through targeted First Amendment lawsuits....

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Friday, June 27, 2014
Abercrombie Rewards UHPA's Campaign Support with $32M -- 'Unprecedented' Early Contract
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 7931 Views :: Higher Education, Labor

...the agreement would cost $32 million over two years, a cost that needs to be approved by the Legislature.....

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Monday, June 9, 2014
Court: No EIS Required For Haleakala Telescope
By Robert Thomas @ 9:12 PM :: 5384 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...In Kilakila O Haleakala v. University of Hawaii the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals rejected a challenge under Hawaii's environmental review statute....

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Monday, June 9, 2014
Stevie Wonder ‘blunder’ case takes Hawaii law enforcement to Spain
By Malia Zimmerman @ 2:31 PM :: 4835 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

Two of Hawaii’s top law officers are headed to Palma Mallorca, Spain, this week for the so-called “Stevie Wonder Blunder” case....

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Richardson is fifth least expensive among top law schools in the U.S.
By News Release @ 12:30 AM :: 4077 Views :: Higher Education

The report found that the 2013 graduates who borrowed to attend Richardson carry an average debt load of $70,263....

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
War and Democide Author Rudy Rummel Remembered
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 4:25 PM :: 5411 Views :: Higher Education

Rudy was internationally known and respected for his war and peace modeling....

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
It's Time to End Public University Speech Zones
By Selected News Articles @ 11:04 AM :: 5222 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

Several recent news stories highlight the troubling irony of so-called free speech zones....

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Mercado Kim vs Regents on Reopening UH Presidential Search
By News Release @ 5:13 PM :: 3966 Views :: Higher Education

Finding the best candidates far outweighs the Regents excuses for why they are only left with two candidates....

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Friday, May 16, 2014
Squeezed by Lawsuit, UH Hilo adopts interim policy on speech and assembly
By News Release @ 3:40 AM :: 6392 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

The University of Hawai'i at Hilo is implementing an interim policy on speech and assembly while the university explores permanent changes to the policy....

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Monday, May 12, 2014
Hawaii’s Schatz among U.S. senators hogging federal earmarks, report says
By Malia Zimmerman @ 5:59 AM :: 7332 Views :: National News, Higher Education, Politicians

Since fiscal year 1997, the East-West Center has received 11 earmarks totaling $109.7 million....

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Thursday, May 8, 2014
DoE: Hawaii public school students continue to increase readiness for college and careers
By News Release @ 6:28 PM :: 4788 Views :: Education K-12, Higher Education

The report indicates improvements by public school students at every step of the college-readiness pipeline....

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Earmarks: East-West Center Stars in 2014 Congressional Pig Book
By News Release @ 12:43 PM :: 6240 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Higher Education

The 2014 Congressional Pig Book Summary gives a snapshot of each appropriations bill and details the juiciest projects culled from the complete Pig Book....

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Saiki to UH Hilo Chancellor: Uphold Students’ First Amendment Rights
By Pat Saiki @ 4:14 PM :: 6028 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

...students had been exiled to a “free speech zone” in a remote area of the campus....

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Sunday, May 4, 2014
Full Text: UH Presidential Selection Committee final report
By News Release @ 4:18 AM :: 4112 Views :: Higher Education

UH Interim President David Lassner and Retired Lt. General Francis Wiercinski....

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Thursday, May 1, 2014
Audit not Random: Feds Target UH Manoa in Sexual Violence Investigation
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 5983 Views :: Higher Education, Law Enforcement

...according to the Feds, Apple's 'random audit' story is bunk....

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Lawsuit: Bungling UH Construction Management Behind Delays, Change Orders, Cost Overruns
By News Release @ 7:10 PM :: 5448 Views :: Higher Education

...$6M of added work due to unidentified utilities, design changes and added work scope....

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Friday, April 25, 2014
Lawsuit: Students Ordered to Stop Handing Out US Constitution at UH Hilo
By News Release @ 2:58 AM :: 10048 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education

A student ordered by administrators to stop handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution at the University of Hawaii at Hilo has filed a lawsuit today in federal court....

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Friday, April 18, 2014
Al Gore in Hawaii: Carbon Polluters 'Immoral, Unethical, Despicable'
By Heritage Foundation @ 5:46 PM :: 5416 Views :: Energy, Higher Education

The reception afforded Gore baffled David Kreutzer, who writes about related misconceptions and myths....

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Hawaii Educational Results Broken Down by Ethnic Background
By News Release @ 2:28 PM :: 6418 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

In this policy report, the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the intersection of kids, race and opportunity....

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014
UH first state department to adopt electronic payroll statements
By News Release @ 12:55 PM :: 4998 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

...The new (to the State) application is expected to save money, improve security, and enhance sustainability (everybody else has been doing this for years, but hey) ....

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Saturday, March 29, 2014
Hawaii Legislative Watch: Education
By Rachelle Chang @ 3:58 AM :: 6312 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii State Government, Higher Education

...highlighting education proposals, spending, and reforms....

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Friday, March 14, 2014
UH College of Education Ranks 74th in Nation
By News Release @ 4:41 PM :: 4780 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

For more than a decade, the college has made it into the top 50 to 100 teacher preparation schools....

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Thursday, March 13, 2014
UH Law School Drops Sharply in National Rankings
By News Release @ 4:21 AM :: 5369 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Higher Education

The Richardson Law School was ranked in 100th place among 146 law schools... Richardson was tied for 80th last year ....

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
UH medical school moves up in Best U.S. Medical Schools rankings
By News Release @ 2:09 AM :: 3925 Views :: Higher Education
JABSOM’s primary care program is ranked 57, jumping up nine places from 2013 rankings. Research earns the 78 spot, up four places....
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Friday, March 7, 2014
UH Manoa to host veterans conference
By News Release @ 4:22 AM :: 5404 Views :: Higher Education, Military

March 19 and 20 in the UH Mānoa Campus Center Ballroom....

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Thursday, March 6, 2014
Income Share Agreements for Student Loans
By NCPA @ 1:51 PM :: 3449 Views :: Higher Education

Income Share Agreements are better tools for student financing than traditional student loans....

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
AG Decides to Claim Deficiencies, but no Criminal Activity in UH Project Management
By News Release @ 10:15 PM :: 4113 Views :: Higher Education

"...and we are very pleased to have Brian Minaai return to his full duties...."

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Friday, February 21, 2014
Free Speech on Campus? Grassroot Institute Interviews FIRE
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:39 PM :: 3824 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 :: 4047 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 :: 6331 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 :: 3716 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 :: 4641 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 :: 4127 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 5, 2014
UHPA Files 'Prohibited Practice' Charges Against UH Administration
By News Release @ 2:11 AM :: 5006 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 :: 4735 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 :: 4860 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 :: 3773 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 :: 6142 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 :: 3234 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 9, 2014
Cancer Center Plan: Another Dubious Expensive Band-Aid for UH Administrators?
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 4094 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 9, 2014
Rep Ward: Eliminate Prepaid College Tuition
By News Release @ 5:03 PM :: 5349 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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