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October 18, 1924|
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
|Died||August 23, 2020(aged 95)|
|Alma mater||Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|Occupation||Engineering researcher, Professor of Engineering, President of University of Hawaii|
Fujio "Fudge" Matsuda (松田 富士男) (October 18, 1924 – August 23, 2020) was the first Japanese American president of the University of Hawaii. This made him the first Asian American to become president of a major university in the United States.
After retiring, Matsuda was on the boards of several non-profit organizations, including for the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii just after its near-closure in 2003.
Matsuda died at his home on August 23, 2020, at the age of 95.
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