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East-West Center Oral History Project : Kenji Sumida

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dc.date.issued 2007-07-31
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/72062
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.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher Honolulu, HI : East-West Center
dc.title East-West Center Oral History Project : Kenji Sumida
dc.type Other
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.contributor.interviewer Tabusa, Phyllis
dc.contributor.interviewee Sumida, Kenji
Appears in Collections: East-West Center Oral History Project


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