President’s May 2019 highlights and updates

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University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner made his report to the Board of Regents at their meeting on May 16, 2019.

Highlights include:

  • U.S. Sen. Schatz praises the University of Hawaiʻi (video)
  • Preliminary enrollment numbers look promising (video)
  • Extramural research funding holding steady with 10 percent increase, over $400M this year (video)
  • Grant to create online Early College courses (video)
  • $95K pledged for Hawaiʻi Mānoa scholarships for transfer students (video)
  • Great demand for UH online degree program (video)
  • New indirect cost rates (video)
  • UH’s success with construction and contracting (video)
  • Faculty survey next steps (video)
  • Housing down payment assistance for UH employees (video)
  • Parking secured for JABSOM and UH Cancer Center (video)
  • UH Mānoa reorganization update and timeline (video)
  • Search for new leadership (video)
  • Changes under consideration for management of Maunakea (video)
  • UH Hilo pharmacy school adjusts to new economic realities (video)
  • Congratulations to the UH Mānoa men’s volleyball team (video)
  • Esports on the rise at UH (video)
  • Aloha and mahalo John Morton (video)

View previous reports to the board.

video games

Students participating in the esports scene on the Mānoa campus.