University of Houston experts, including Cumaraswamy Vipulanandan, professor of civil and environmental engineering and direct of the Texas Hurricane Center for Innovative Technology, are prepared to comment on topics related to hurricane season.
A search committee to select a new president for the University of Houston-Victoria was announced today by University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator.
Chaired by William Staples, president of UH Clear Lake, the 12-member committee will conduct a nationwide search before making its recommendation.
In addition to Dr. Staples, presidential search committee members include:
The University of Houston System is the state's only metropolitan higher education system, encompassing four universities and two multi-institution teaching centers. The universities are the University of Houston, a nationally recognized doctoral degree-granting, comprehensive research university; the University of Houston-Downtown, a four-year undergraduate university with selected graduate programs; and the University of Houston-Clear Lake, an upper division and master's-level institution, and the University of Houston-Victoria, a four-year undergraduate university with selected graduate programs. The centers are the UH System at Sugar Land in Fort Bend and the UH System at Cinco Ranch. In addition, the UH System includes KUHF-FM, Houston's National Public Radio and classical radio station, and KUHT-TV, the nation's first educational television station.