Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Linda RandallDr. Linda M. Randall oversees all of the university’s academic programs, curriculum and faculty development, and supporting innovations in learning and teaching. She provides leadership in academic and instructional activity including the creation, development and management of academic programs, policy, planning and evaluation, support services and extramural grants in instruction. As a member of UH West Oʻahu’s senior staff, Randall manages the budget and expenditures for instruction and academic support services.

Prior to joining UH West Oʻahu in 2008, Randall was the associate provost at the University of Baltimore in Maryland, and led the university’s efforts in creating a new lower division program and reaccreditation as a four-year baccalaureate institution. In addition to holding several leadership positions in higher education, she has published numerous articles and a book on leadership in higher education. In 2012, she received the UH West Oʻahu Outstanding Teaching with Laulima Innovation Award for achievement in online instruction.

A resident of Kaneohe, Randall earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Swarthmore College, a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business and a doctoral degree in management from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She was a member of several boards including the Women in Maryland Higher Education, an affiliate of the American Council on Education, and SRS Foundation, which provides scholarships for low-income girls to attend private schools.