Eloise Dunn Stuhr

Vice President for University Advancement, University of Houston

Eloise Dunn Stuhr

Eloise Dunn Stuhr, the University’s chief external affairs officer, was appointed in 2012, and leads a strong team of 150 that handles alumni relations, development, marketing and communications.  The goal is to connect University of Houston’s alumni, friends, faculty, staff, students, and corporations and foundations through programs designed to build long-term relationships and support for the University.  In her first 18 months,

  • The University ofHouston System (UHS) raised a record-setting $117.8 million in private support in 2012-2013, the largest total in the institution’s history. At the University of Houston (UH), the system’s flagship university, fundraising exceeded $110.2 million, also a record.
  • Worked with UHAA Board to integrate the independent alumni association into the University to maximize resources and efficiencies to devote to alumni relations.
  • Developed volunteer leadership boards to lead the system-wide capital campaign and a Board of Visitors to lead community involvement

Prior to her arrival at the University of Houston, she was associate vice chancellor for development at Vanderbilt University, her alma mater.  She was also assistant dean in the School of Law at University of Oregon and vice president and managing director at Grenzebach Glier and Associates, where she served as campaign consultant to Ohio State University with its $2.5 billion capital campaign, University of Virginia, and other major universities.

She has served as President of her local YWCA, and as a member of numerous non-profit boards of directors.