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On the Horizon: UH Hilo

Venue/Location

Zoom: Online

Date

Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm

Details

Join Chancellor Bonnie Irwin and moderator Malu Dudoit ‘16 for a webinar discussing how the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo is strengthening community ties. Tune in to hear Chancellor Irwin’s outlook for a post-pandemic future and how UH Hilo is evolving as the critical resource our community deserves.

Meeting ID and password will be emailed upon registration. Questions for the speakers can be submitted on the registration page.

About the On the Horizon series

This new University of Hawai‘i webinar series will showcase programmatic endeavors, campus goals, and opportunities for support at UH’s 10 dynamic campuses.

Questions? Please contact the UH Office of Alumni Relations at contact@uhalumni.org.

About the speakers

Bonnie D. Irwin began serving as chancellor at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo on July 1, 2019. Chancellor Irwin previously served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at California State University (CSU) Monterey Bay.

While at CSU, Irwin served on the Regional Engagement and Research Council of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Board of Directors of the American Conference of Academic Deans. She is currently a National Collegiate Honors Council Fellow.

Previously, Irwin served as dean of the Honors College, and then dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, at Eastern Illinois University. While there, she also served on the board of the National Collegiate Honors Council, also serving as president of the organization. She started at Eastern Illinois University as a tenure-track professor of English specializing in world literature and folklore before moving into administration.

Irwin received her master of arts in comparative literature and her doctor of philosophy in comparative literature from UC Berkeley.

D. Malu Dudoit is an alumnus of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo who originates from the islands of Maui and Molokaʻi. He moved to Hilo in 2011 and graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Hawaiian Studies through the Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language in 2016. Through the Hawaiʻi Papa O Ke Ao initiative to indigenize the University of Hawaiʻi System, Malu has been serving as the Community Engagement Facilitator for the Mōkaulele Office of the Chancellor since 2016, and in 2018 has served as a lecturer at Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani, College of Hawaiian Language. Most recently in February 2020, Malu was recognized as a UH Hilo Quintessential University Citizen; an emerging Hawaiian Leader.

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