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Vice President's Message

Dr. Walker

Whether you are an incoming freshman, transfer, or returning student, we are extremely excited that you are part of the UH community and I want you to know the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services is dedicated to your success. Please take the opportunity to explore our departments, programs and services. The Student Affairs and Enrollment Services team is committed to providing a dynamic array of quality leadership and engagement opportunities as well as support services for the diverse student population at UH. We are dedicated to supporting the academic mission of the institution by enriching the overall student experience.

The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services is devoted to a continuous improvement process which will include regularly assessing our programs and services to make certain we offer the quality and quantity that keeps pace with our ever-evolving dynamic student body. During the academic year you may be asked to provide feedback to help us get better; please take the time to give us your input. The data we gather will help us make informed decisions regarding how we can best support and ensure your success. Creating the finest collegiate learning experience for our students is a true collaborative partnership between all UH stakeholders and your guidance is an important component.


Office of the Vice President


Dan Maxwell

Daniel Maxwell

Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, UH System
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, UH

Dan became a member of the UH community in January 2012. Prior to moving to Houston, he served as the Director of the Campus Center at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He brings a wealth of knowledge in the area of building of inclusive communities as a way to support student success. Click here to read more about Dan.


Mara Affre

Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services, UH System
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services, UH

Mara joined the Division in October 2014. She provides leadership, management, organization and administrative oversight of a comprehensive enrollment services portfolio which includes Admissions (including undergraduate student recruitment), University Registrar, Scholarships and Financial Aid, Orientation, Communications and Marketing, Enrollment Management Production Support (PeopleSoft Campus Solutions) and the Welcome Center. Read more about Mara.


Alexsaundra Preston

Alexsaundra Preston

Communications Manager
alpresto@central.uh.edu

Alexsaundra joined the Division in February of 2016 and develops strategic and innovative insight to marketing programs, social media outlets and publication services. She also provides and maintains progressive working relationships with external media organizations as well as the university’s media department to promote various events or programs to the general public. Read more about Alexsaundra here.


Pamelyn Shefman

Pamelyn Shefman

Director of Assessment and Planning
pshefman@central.uh.edu

Pam officially joined the Division in July 2013. She coordinates assessment activities, the strategic plan, partnerships with Institutional Research, department/program reviews, and contributions to the President’s Progress Card.  Additionally, she assists in the accreditation process, advises the Division’s Assessment Committee, and manages annual reporting. Read more about Pam here.


Michelle Rice-Shaw

Michelle Rice-Shaw

Executive Administative Assistant
mrice@central.uh.edu

Michelle joined the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services in October 2015. She is responsible for coordinating the daily schedule of the executives with staff, administrators, alumni, students, the Board of Regents, government officials, and community leaders. Read more about Michelle here.


Patricia Magdaleno

Administrative Assistant

Patricia has worked in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for the past five years. Patricia provides direct assistance to the Associate Vice Chancellor/Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Advancement, the Director of Assessment and Planning and the Communications Manager. She is responsible for managing the AVC/AVP's schedule, providing administrative and clerical support, assisting with meeting coordination, and other duties.