- Director of Internships and Career Development
Richard Varley joined Shidler College (previously College of Business Administration) at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in May of 2001.
Rick received his undergraduate degree in political science from Hawaii Loa College in 1980, afterwards he went on to complete a Master of Arts in History from East Stroudsburg University (PA.) in 1982. He is presently working on a second MA in higher education administration at the College of Education.
Rick was the associate director for admissions at Hawaii Loa College for eight years. He has also taught speech and communication both at Kanazawa University and Hokuriku University in Kanazawa, Japan. Rick is a marathon runner and coach. He is the author of the "Runner's Guide to Oahu", published by the University of Hawaii Press, 2004.
Rick served two consecutive terms as the president of the Pacific Association for Cooperative Education. As president he worked towards raising the quality of co-op and internship standards among all public and private colleges and universities in Hawai'i.