Investiture Highlights

Investiture Highlights

University of Houston President Renu Khator’s Investiture Speech

I am proud, honored and humbled to stand before you today. Proud because I know the spectacular history of the University of Houston and its numerous accomplishments. Honored because you have placed your trust in me as a member of your team and a part of your family. Humbled because I realize that the journey that has brought me to this stage today is not mine alone, but one so many of you have traveled with me.

An investiture is never about an individual It is about a moment in history. In our case, it is about this moment — the moment when we celebrate our past, examine our present and envision our future. Read Full Story


Khator's Ceremonial Pitch Amid Tradition, The UH Leader Officially Takes the Reins and Outlines Her Plans For the School's Future
(Houston Chronicle)

President Renu Khator Unveils Bold New Initiatives For UH During Investiture. Khator Officially Takes Helm as University's Leader in Moving Ceremony Attended by Host of Dignitaries
(PR Newswire)

BLOG: Investiture Insights

I am perched at my post with Allison while we listen to the speakers leading up to Dr. Khator’s “bold new vision.”

Houston Mayor Bill White and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett just spoke on the good wishes and incredible support the city and region are sending to our president and her mission to make the university a Tier One research institution. Read Full BLOG



Investiture Photo Gallery


Investiture Ceremony Video
(UH Streaming Video, Quicktime)

Download Transcript of the Investiture
(MS Word)

Investiture Ceremony Held for UH President
(KPRC, Channel 2)

Investiture Begins New Chapter for UH
(KHOU, Channel 11)

Investiture to be Held Nov. 7
(KHOU, Channel 11)

Dr. Khator Sworn in as UH President

President Renu Khator Unveils Bold New Initiatives for UH
(KIAH, Channel 39)

Dr. Khator Sworn in as UH President
(KUHF-FM, 88.7)