Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Dr. Doris Ching is an Emeritus Vice President for Student Affairs for the UH System. She began her career as an Assistant and Associate Professor of Education at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. She served in various executive roles at the University of Hawai'i, including the Associate Dean of Education, Assistant to the President of the UH System, and the Vice President for Student Affairs for UH Mānoa and the UH System. In 2014, she served on UH West O'ahu’s Strategic Planning Committee, helping to facilitate and coordinate our updated Strategic Plan.
As the Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (VCAA), Dr. Ching is the campus' Chief Academic Officer and will serve as a champion of faculty and staff support and development, and student success, academic quality, and rigor at UH West O'ahu. The VCAA is responsible for academic planning and curriculum development for the campus and directly manages the faculty and instructional activities involving the operation of the library and resource center, course scheduling, new academic program growth and priorities, partnerships with other campuses and the business community, and non-credit program development that enhances the educational breadth, depth, and vibrancy of the campus.
Dr. Ching earned her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education, fifth Teaching Certificate, and master’s in Education, Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Hawai'i, and her Ed.D. with a focus in Educational Administration and Supervision from Arizona State University.