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Vice Chancellors

Kathy Cutshaw

Vice Chancellor for Administration, Finance & Operations
Hawaiʻi Hall 307
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-9190
cutshaw@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Financial management and budget preparation and implementation
  • Management of human resource administration, campus security and emergency management, auxiliary enterprises, building and grounds maintenance, and facilities renovations and capital improvements
  • Physical planning of the campus and management of space resources

Contact

Mavis Higa
Secretary
Hawaiʻi Hall 307
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-9190
mav@hawaii.edu

 

Francisco Hernandez

Vice Chancellor for Students
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services 409
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-3290
fjh@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinates educational services and programs within the Office of Student Affairs
  • Advises and assists students with discrimination, academic disputes and grievances, conduct code issues, and related matters
  • Acts as a resource on the development of university policies related to student affairs

Contact

Jodi Chee
Secretary
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services 409
2600 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-3290
vcs@hawaii.edu

 

Brian Taylor

Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
Hawaiʻi Hall 211
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-7837
taylorb@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees most organized research units
  • Serves as the campus representative for research with individuals, groups, and agencies
  • Manages the Research and Training Revolving Funds, campus-wide research initiatives, internal resource allocations, and university communications with the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaiʻi
  • Manages strategic initiatives, research program development, research information systems, and the university's relationship with the Office of Research Services
  • Oversees research and technology transfer, research commercialization, and industrial support
  • Oversees research compliance, scientific misconduct, and environmental health and safety
  • Identifies opportunities for federal research funding and helps UH Mānoa faculty and researchers secure and obtain federal financial support

Contact

Traci Kuwaye
Secretary to the Vice Chancellor for Research
Hawaiʻi Hall 211
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-0813
tkuwaye@hawaii.edu

 

Reed Dasenbrock

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Hawaiʻi Hall 209K
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-8447
rdasenbr@hawaii.edu

Primary Responsibilities

  • Planning, developing, organizing, directing, and evaluating undergraduate, graduate, and some professional academic programs, policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Program review and accreditation
  • Academic personnel including faculty tenure and promotion
  • Faculty labor relations, including review of faculty grievances under the collective bargaining agreement
  • Academic leadership development

Contact

Robyn Okumura
Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Hawaiʻi Hall 209
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
808-956-8447
chowhoyr@hawaii.edu

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