University Relations | 16 March 2015
Brigham Young University–Hawaii is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John David Bell as Vice President of Academics, replacing Dr. Max L. Checketts. The appointment was approved by the Board of Trustees following a widespread search to identify the most qualified candidate to best support the academic and operational needs and opportunities of BYU–Hawaii. His areas of responsibility will include the four academic colleges, the three associate academic vice presidents and the Academic Council, the library, Alumni and Career Services, admissions, and financial aid.
John D. Bell currently serves as Dean of Undergraduate Education at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah), a position he has held since 2008. Previously, he has served as Associate Dean of the College of Life Sciences and Chair of the Department of Zoology, both at BYU.