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About President Khator

Renu Khator

As chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of the University of Houston, Renu Khator oversees a four-university organization serving nearly 70,000 students, with an annual budget exceeding $1.7 billion and generating a $5.3 billion impact on the Greater Houston area’s economy each year.

During her tenure, the entire UH System has grown substantially and UH, the system’s flagship institution, has been designated as a Tier One public research university.

Appointed in 2008, Khator is the first Indian immigrant to head a comprehensive public research university in the United States and the first female chancellor of a Texas higher education system.

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