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The University of Hawaii’s Board of Regents have approved its temporary leader.
The BOR voted on David Lassner’s appointment on Monday as interim president of the university system.
Lassner will replace M.R.C. Greenwood, who said she would retire in September.
During a press conference, Lassner said he looks forward to working on the agenda the BOR have laid out for him, while paving the way for the next permanent president.
Lassner will earn about $325,000 a year.
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