Santa Ono named first Asian American president of University of Cincinnati

Santa Ono, the University of Cincinnati’s first Asian American president, formally assumed his position April 19 after serving as interim president since August of last year. Ono is among the few Asian American college presidents in the U.S. Priorities in Running a Major Research University Ono has taken the helm of a prestigious university. The […]

Letter to Princeton Admissions — One Applicant Draws a Line in the Sand

Editor’s note: One rite of passage in early spring is the arrival of college admissions acceptance or rejection letters. For commentator Stephen Fong — a senior in high school in San Francisco who is waiting to hear on his applications to Ivy League universities — one school has lost its luster. This week, high school […]

Furutani urges Asian Pacific Americans to action on higher education

State Assemblymember Warren Furutani called for new priorities in California’s colleges on Feb. 15 at the opening session of the Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education (APAHE) conference. Speaking in the Imperial Ballroom of San Francisco’s Hotel Kabuki, Furutani (D-South Los Angeles County) urged attendees to question the state’s current post-secondary education system. “We have […]