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East-West Center Board Names Suzanne Vares-Lum as Institution’s Next President

November 20, 2021

The East-West Center Board of Governors has selected Ms. Suzanne Puanani Vares-Lum to be the institution’s next president. The appointment concludes an extensive search to succeed outgoing president Dr. Richard R. Vuylsteke at the beginning of the new year. 

A former Major General in the US Army, Vares-Lum, who goes by Suzy, is the first woman and first Native Hawaiian to lead the Center since it was founded in 1960.

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