- At a special July 30 board meeting, the University of Hawaii Board of Regents is expected to issue a final vote appointing David Lassner as the university's interim president.
- Lassner—who, if approved, will begin the new role Sept. 1—has been with UH since 1977 and is currently its vice president for information technology and chief information officer.
- Lassner was one of two or three potential candidates selected by a Regents task group in June to serve in the position upon MRC Greenwood's Aug. 31 retirement.
From the article:
... Lassner, who is not available for interviews until after the formal board vote, released this statement:
"I am honored at the confidence and trust placed in me by the Board of Regents. I look forward to working together with my colleagues throughout the UH System and with the community to advance our agenda to serve the people of Hawai'i." ...