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Faculty and Staff


Robert McPherson/Interim Associate Provost, Academic Affairs and Operations, Dean UH College of Education.

Robert McPhersonAs Interim Associate Provost, Academic Affairs and Operations, for the University of Houston Sugar Land, Dr. Robert McPherson is responsible for the leadership and administration of the instructional programs, faculty, and campus operations in Sugar Land. He is also responsible for the strategic planning, development of a master academic plan, oversight of the budget, and ongoing review and assessment of all programs of the campus. Additional duties include providing leadership in the development, revision and interpretation of curriculum, academic programs, and catalogue information, as well as facilitating excellence in teaching, scholarly pursuits and service to the campus and community with a special emphasis on student success.

Jay Neal/Assistant Provost of Academics and Operations

Dr. Jay Neal is the Assistant Provost of Academic Affairs and Operations at the University of Houston Sugar Land. In that capacity, he is responsible for building relationships with Sugar Land and Fort Bend County stakeholders, and supporting the Sugar Land campus faculty, their programs and students. Dr. Neal also connects with faculty and other stakeholders to explore, expand and create new programs for UH Sugar Land in the interest of serving the growing region of Fort Bend County.

Dr. Neal is also an Associate Professor at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management.

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