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Leadership

The University of Houston (UH) is the largest and only Ph.D.-granting university in the UH System, which includes UH-Clear Lake, UH-Downtown and UH-Victoria, with campuses in UH Sugar Land, Pearland, Katy and Northwest Houston. The UH System is governed by a 10-member Board of Regents.

Renu Khator*
Chancellor, UH System
President, UH

President's Cabinet

Eloise Dunn Brice*
Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, UH System
Vice President for University Advancement, UH

Dona Hamilton Cornell*
Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, UH System
Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, UH

Amr Elnashai*
Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology Transfer, UH System
Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer, UH

Lisa Holdeman*
Vice Chancellor for Marketing and Communications, UH System
Vice President for Marketing and Communications, UH

Michael Johnson*
Chief of Staff, UH System
Chief of Staff, UH

Ramanan Krishnamoorti*
Chief Energy Officer, UH

Elwyn C. Lee
Vice President for Neighborhood and Strategic Initiatives, UH

Jim McShan*
Senior Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance, UH System
Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance, UH

Daniel O’Connor
President, UH Faculty Senate

Michael Pede
Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations

Chris Pezman*
Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and Athletics Director, UH

Paula Myrick Short*
Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UH System
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, UH

Jason Smith*
Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, UH System
Vice President for Governmental Relations, UH

Stephen J. Spann*
Vice President for Medical Affairs and Founding Dean of the College of Medicine, UH

J. Richard Walker*
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services, UH System
Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services, UH

*Also a member of the Operations Group