Finalists selected for UH West Oahu vice chancellor for academic affairs position

University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu
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UH West Oahu
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External Affairs & University Relations
Posted: Apr 8, 2005

PEARL CITY, Oʻahu — The search advisory committee for the position of Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs of the University of HawaiʻióWest Oʻahu (UHWO) has identified three candidates for the position. The candidates will take part in meetings with various groups and formal interviews during April.

The three finalists are Dr. A. Reza Hoshmand, associate dean for graduate studies and chair of the Business and Management Division at Daniel Webster College in Nashua, N.H.; Dr. Lewis L. Jones, senior associate of The Sokoni Group in North Mankato, Minn.; and Dr. Peter Quigley, vice chancellor/chief academic officer at the University of Hawaiʻi‘s Leeward Community College.

A. Reza Hoshmand has been associate dean for graduate studies and chair of the Business and Management Division at Daniel Webster College since 2001. He was also professor of international business, professional studies division, and coordinator of distance learning, at UHWO from 1994-1998. He received his doctorate degree in resource economics from the University of Maryland, and a master‘s degree in agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin.

Lewis L. Jones is a senior associate at The Sokoni Group, an educational consulting firm. He was vice president for academic affairs at David N. Myers University from 2002-2004. He received his doctorate degree from the University of Iowa in education policy analysis and higher education administration and his master‘s degree from North Carolina Central University in American history.

Peter Quigley has been at Leeward Community College since 2004 as vice chancellor and chief academic officer. He was dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at Minnesota State University from 2002-2004. He received his doctorate degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a master‘s degree in English from California State University, Fullerton.