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Communications From the President

  • Update: Budget and Compensation, SB17 & SB18, Leadership

    I hope that you’ve had a bright start to your new year. We are just a few weeks into the spring semester, and I hope things are proceeding well for you. I have a few items to update you about.

    February 7, 2024

  • Finals are Here, You’ve Got This!

    As we approach the final exams of the fall semester, I want to commend you. It takes determination and resilience to pursue your degree. Your efforts have not gone unnoticed, and I am confident that you will excel in your final exams.

    December 7, 2023

  • VC/VP of Student Affairs Appointed

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Kittle as the next University of Houston System vice chancellor for student affairs and University of Houston vice president for student affairs. His appointment will be effective Jan.17, 2024.

    November 17, 2023

  • College of Medicine Dean Search Committee Announcement

    I am pleased to announce that I am appointing a ten-member search committee chaired by Provost Diane Chase to begin our national search for the next VP of Health Affairs and Dean of the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine.

    November 7, 2023

  • College of Medicine Founding Dean Stephen Spann to Retire

    I am writing to announce the retirement of Dr. Stephen J. Spann, vice president for medical affairs and founding dean of the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine. After more than four decades in academic medicine, including eight years at the University of Houston, Dr. Spann has made the decision to retire.

    October 30, 2023

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