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Thomas Mark Apple, [1] chancellor of the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa June 2012 [2] – August 2014 [3] is a scientist whose research focuses on magnetic resonance spectroscopy. As the chief executive officer of the university, he was responsible for the leadership, administration and management of the academic enterprise. [4] His tenure as chancellor was marked by conflicts [5] with deans, other university leaders, and community leaders. [6] [7] [8]

Before joining University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Apple served as provost of the University of Delaware. [9] Prior to that, he was dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at that campus. He has also held key positions at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute [10] in New York, including vice provost, dean of graduate education, interim vice provost for institute diversity, and chair of the department of chemistry.

A native of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Apple received his doctorate in physical chemistry from the University of Delaware, and his Bachelor of Science in biology from Pennsylvania State University. He is a published author with numerous works in a variety of journals, including Chemistry of Materials , [11] Macromolecules , [12] and Journal of Materials Research . [13]

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  11. Xiao, Lixiang; Zhang, Haifeng; Scanlon, Eugene; Ramanathan, L. S.; Choe, Eui-Won; Rogers, Diana; Apple, Tom; Benicewicz, Brian C. (1 October 2005). "High-Temperature Polybenzimidazole Fuel Cell Membranes via a Sol−Gel Process". Chemistry of Materials. 17 (21): 5328–5333. doi:10.1021/cm050831+.
  12. Wu, Zhizhong; Papandrea, Jerry P.; Apple, Tom; Interrante, Leonard V. (1 July 2004). "Cross-Linkable Carbosilane Polymers with Imbedded Disilacyclobutane Rings Derived by Acyclic Diene Metathesis Polymerization". Macromolecules. 37 (14): 5257–5264. Bibcode:2004MaMol..37.5257W. doi:10.1021/ma049760a.
  13. Narisawa, Masaki; Hasegawa, Takeshi; Okamura, Kiyohito; Itoh, Masayoshi; Apple, Thomas; Moraes, Kevin V.; Interrante, Leonard V. (January 2002). "Synthesis of Silicon Carbide Films from Partially Oxidized Polyvinylsilane by Carbon Tetrachloride Solution Casting". Journal of Materials Research. 17 (1): 214–223. Bibcode:2002JMatR..17..214N. doi:10.1557/JMR.2002.0031.