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East-West Center Oral History Project : Kenji Sumida
|Sumida Narrative.pdf||89.52 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
|Sumida Summary.pdf||78.99 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
|dc.description||Interviewed by Phyllis Tabusa, July 31, 2007 in Honolulu, Hawaii.<br><br>For more about the East-West Center, see <a href="https://www.eastwestcenter.org/">https://www.eastwestcenter.org/</a>|
|dc.description.abstract||Kenji Sumida served as President of the East-West Center from 1995 to 1997. Appointed by the Board of Governors upon the departure of President Michel Oksenberg, Sumida shepherded EWC through a 50% reduction-in-force when Congress reduced the budget from $24 to $10 million. By 1997, Sumida and his management team had reduced fixed costs to within the bounds of the $14 million Congressional allotment for that year. During his tenure Sumida also worked to raise Congress's awareness of Center resources and to re-energize the Center's relationship with its alumni.<br><br>Click on the PDFs to read more. Includes photograph, interview quotes, and the full interview narrative.|
|dc.publisher||Honolulu, HI : East-West Center|
|dc.title||East-West Center Oral History Project : Kenji Sumida|
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