chaminade university has named alumnus asoke datta, ed.d., as the new assistant dean of the school of business and communication. working closely with the dean, he will assess, develop and implement systems, processes and organizational changes and provide leadership to further the university’s mission.
“we are pleased to welcome back dr. datta to our chaminade ‘ohana,” said chaminade university president dr. lynn babington. “he has incredible experience in serving the students and youth of hawai‘i, and we are confident that his leadership will prove invaluable in identifying and nurturing new opportunities for our students and programs.”
With nearly 20 years of experience, Datta most recently served as Assistant Dean of the College of Business at Hawai‘i Pacific University (HPU). Prior to that, he held a number of other positions at HPU, including Assistant Dean of Distance Education, Off Campus Programs and Assistant Dean of academics, Military Campus Programs. Datta began his career in education at chaminade university, where he served as Records Specialist in the Office of the registrar and as Program Coordinator & Academic Advisor for the Accelerated Undergraduate Program.
datta received his bachelor’s degree in history from the college of charleston in south carolina, his master’s degree in criminal justice administration from chaminade university, and his education doctoral degree in educational leadership from the university of southern california.
for more information on chaminade university’s school of business and communication, visit www.admechanic.net/business-and-communication.
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chaminade university of honolulu provides a collaborative and innovative learning environment that prepares graduate and undergraduate students for life, service and successful careers. established in 1955, the university is guided by its catholic, marianist and liberal arts educational traditions, which include a commitment to serving the native hawaiian population. chaminade offers an inclusive setting where students, faculty and staff collectively pursue a more just and peaceful society. for more information, visit chaminade.edu.