|By Nanea Kalani, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Gouveia's appointment is expected to be approved by the
UH said in a statement that Gouveia would be responsible for overseeing and managing systemwide programs in procurement, real property and risk management, capital improvements, human resources, and internal and external communications.
The hiring would mark a return to UH for Gouveia, who earned her undergraduate degree from UH-Manoa and had been the university's first director of risk management.
She earned a law degree and Master of Business Administration from
Gouveia currently is managing director for training and development and manager of strategy and transformation for
An advisory task group that was formed in the wake of the Wonder Blunder fiasco to help UH improve financial and management oversight had recommended that the office of the VP for administration be re-established as one step in improving university operations.
"By taking a careful look at our structure, we were able to address this priority without adding new administrative positions," UH President
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