Samoa‘s head of state, new university chancellor

Samoa‘s head of state, Tuimaleali‘ifano Va‘aleto‘a Sualauvi II, is the new Chancellor of the National University of Samoa.

Tuimaleali’ifano Va’aleto’a Sualauvi II confirmed as Chancellor of National University of Samoa Photo: RNZ Pacific /Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia

He is the fourth Chancellor and third head of state to be conferred with the highest position since the establishment of the university in 1984.

The conferral ceremony was held on Wednesday.

Tuimalealiifano replaces A‘eau Chris Hazelman who was the director of the Catholic schools in Samoa for many years.

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