Vice Chancellor/ Vice President for University Advancement, UH
Eloise Dunn Brice joined the University of Houston System in 2012 as vice chancellor for advancement for the University of Houston System and vice president for advancement for the University of Houston. Brice is responsible for all advancement involving alumni relations, fundraising, data management and records and volunteer engagement. Additionally, she serves as a member of the Chancellor and President’s Cabinet. Brice serves as an ex officio member of the Boards of the University of Houston Foundation and the University of Houston Alumni Association Foundation, among others.
In her role as Vice Chancellor / Vice President for University Advancement, Brice coordinates all fundraising for the University of Houston System and all its campuses. In January 2017, she managed the public launch of a $1 billion fundraising campaign, the University’s first comprehensive campaign in a quarter century. The campaign, entitled “Here, We Go,” has raised more than $945 million, to date. Since her appointment, Brice has created the University’s first institution‐wide volunteer advisory committee for the President, the Board of Visitors, and a high profile volunteer Campaign Executive Committee, consisting of some of Houston’s most prominent leaders, to advise on campaign strategy.
Prior to her appointment at the University, Brice served as Executive Director of the University of Oregon Foundation, several Executive Directorships at Penn State University, and Associate Vice Chancellor at Vanderbilt University, among other impressive roles in higher education. Brice credits her success to her father who was a brilliant academic, focusing on international marketing. Brice graduated, with honors, from Vanderbilt University.