President - University of Houston
Skip to main content

Greetings From President Khator

Welcome to the University of Houston, where our students acquire the abilities and intellect that an increasingly global environment demands. Their success is our success, and nothing takes greater priority. As a Tier One public research institution and one of the country’s most vibrant and ethnically diverse universities, UH prepares the skilled workforce, accomplished leaders and innovative problem-solvers that are now essential for an enlightened and engaged community. Our University – Houston’s University – takes pride in its deep local roots and celebrates its transformation into a nationally competitive institution where energy, health care and the arts flourish and support our city’s reliance on those key enterprises.

— Renu Khator

University Seal


  • Faculty & Staff COVID-19 Update

    Now that the efforts to reopen the state and the city have begun and we have successfully completed this very challenging semester, it is time to look beyond the immediate horizon.  Since this pandemic will continue to challenge us until a vaccine is found, we must address questions like the safe reopening of the campus, the long-term financial health of the University, and life in the new normal.

    May 19, 2020

  • UH Responds to COVID-19

    As “Houston’s University,” UH is doing its part in our city’s fight against COVID-19. We invite you to share these stories of committed Cougars making a difference.

    May 8, 2020

  • Video Message for Our Graduates

    I want to take a moment to send a special message to each of you during this week when we had planned to celebrate you completing your degree at the University of Houston with our traditional commencement ceremony.

    May 6, 2020


Contact the Office of the President

President Khator welcomes your ideas, suggestions and comments. Please share your input by using the form below. 

University of Houston
4302 University Drive, Room 212
Houston, Texas 77204-2018
(713) 743-8820