UH Hilo invites feedback on draft mission, vision

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Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is currently undertaking a strategic planning exercise and welcomes feedback and comments on its draft mission and vision.

“The first step in this exercise is to revise UH Hilo’s mission (the University’s purpose) and vision (our aim for 2020) and we’d like to invite feedback from students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members and other partners,” said Sian Millard, UH Hilo strategic planning facilitator. “We want to stress that these draft statements are just that – draft – and we now welcome and encourage constructive comments on them.”

UH Hilo draft mission:

'A'ohe pau ka 'ike i ka hālau ho'okahi

One learns from many sources

UH Hilo is committed to interactive learning, discovery, and creativity to benefit our increasingly intercultural communities.

UH Hilo draft vision for 2020:

UH Hilo is a community of scholars working together across disciplines and differences to address real world issues. Every student engages in practical experiences connected to the people and environment of Hawaiʻi preparing them to compete, innovate and lead in their professional and personal lives.

Feedback and comments on these draft statements can be given in one of two ways:

1. Online survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/uhhmissionvision, available until January 28, 2011, or

2. Attend one of four open town hall meetings:
• January 24th, 4:30-5:30 p.m., UH Hilo Campus Center 301
• January 25th, 12:30-1:30 p.m., UH Hilo, Campus Center 301
• January 26th, 9:30-10:30 a.m., UH Hilo, Campus Center 301
• January 28th, 12:00-1:00 p.m., UH Hilo, UCB 127

For any questions on this consultation, contact Siân Millard at uhhplan@hawaii.edu or 933-3297. For general information on UH Hilo’s strategic planning process, visit www.hilo.hawaii.edu/strategicplan.


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