June 02, 2014

HIRONO CONGRATULATES DAVID LASSNER ON APPOINTMENT AS UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PRESIDENT

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mazie K. Hirono issued the following statement congratulating David Lassner on his appointment by the University of Hawaii (UH) Board of Regents to be the 15th president of the UH system.

“I have no doubt David’s experience and relationships will serve him well as President of the University of Hawaii.  While he was interim President, we worked together on important issues such as college affordability, DREAMers and veterans. I appreciated his leadership then and look forward to continuing our work together to ensure that a college education is accessible to everyone in Hawaii.”