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Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UH System
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, UH
Paula Myrick Short, Ph.D.

P: 832-842-0550
F: 832-842-5142

Direct Reports:

Chief of Staff
Cindy Mejia | 713-743-5369

Director of Communications and Marketing:
Christine Klocke | 713-743-1182

Executive Administrative Assistant:
Elizabeth Wingfield | 713-743-2314

Pamela Simpson | 832-842-0549

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Academic Programs

Vice Provost, Academic Programs
Bruce Jones, Ph.D. | 713-743-2490

Administrative Assistant:
Dana Green | 713-743-4798

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Education Innovation and Technology

204 Ezekiel W. Cullen Building
F: 713-743-0358

Associate Provost, Education Innovation and Technology
Jeff Morgan, Ph.D.

Administrator, Business Department:
Chimyra McKelvey | 832-842-5702

Executive Administrative Assistant:
Janis James | 832-842-4725

Direct Reports:

  • Marketing and Enrollment Support

  • Off-Campus Operations

Director, Off-Campus Operations:
Nancy Herron | 713-743-5096

  • Distance Education

101 Conrad N. Hilton Hotel & College
P: 713-743-3327
F: 713-743-3300

  • UH Northwest Campus

20515 SH 249
P: 832-842-5700
F: 832-842-5701

Program Director, UH Northwest Campus:

  • Educational Technology-Faculty and Departmental Instructional Support

204 Classroom and Business Building

Director, Faculty Design and Instructional Support:
Teresa Acosta, Ph.D. | 832-842-2142

  • Continuing and Professional Studies

102 Conrad N. Hilton Hotel & College
F: 713-743-3300

  • Continuing Studies

102 Conrad N. Hilton Hotel & College
P: 713-743-1060
F: 713-743-1203

Director, Continuing Studies:
Mercedes Suraty-Clarke | 713-743-1185

  • Blackboard Functional Support

Manager, Computing Systems:
Georgette Michko, Ed.D | 713-743-1757

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Faculty Development and Faculty Affairs

Associate Provost, Faculty Development and Faculty Affairs
Mark Clarke, Ph.D.

Direct Reports:

Executive Administrative Assistant:
Lisa Farr | 713-743-6894

  • Academic Policy

Assistant Provost, Academic Policy, Faculty Affairs
Jane Olinger | 713-743-9392

  • Faculty Affairs and Assessment

Senior Faculty Affairs and Assessment Analyst:
Sarah Castillo | 713-743-9168

Faculty Affairs Analyst:
Leslie Copeland | 713-743-0151

Program Director:
Andrea Short | 713-743-2988

  • Faculty Recruitment, Retention, Equity and Diversity

Assistant Provost, Faculty Recruitment, Retention, Equity and Diversity:
Erika Henderson, Ed.D. | 713-743-0486

Executive Administrator for Faculty Recruitment and Retention:
Olga Selley | 713-743-9576

  • Ombuds Services

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Faculty and Staff Ombudsperson
Jeanna Abbott, Ph.D.

Ombuds Services

Please call or email for an appointment
Ombuds Office: 713-743-2417
Faculty Office: 713-743-2413

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Finance and Administration

Associate Provost, Finance and Administration
Sabrina Hassumani, Ph.D.

Reporting Unit:

  • Finance and Administration, Office of the Provost

Assistant to Associate Provost and Department Business Administrator:
Alyssa Barrineau | 832-842-0556

Assistant Director, Finance and Administration, Office of the Provost:
Thuyhang (Vivianne) Do | 713-743-0449

  • Provost Business Office

502 Ezekiel W. Cullen Building
F: 713-743-0457

Executive Director, Provost Business Office:
Bill Kersten | 713-743-6889

Department Business Administrators, Provost Business Office:

Alyssa Barrineau | 832-842-0556

Bradley Eanes | 713-743-0444

Vanessa Torres | 713-743-0442

Sabrina York | 713-743-0443

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Global Strategies and Studies

Vice Provost, Global Strategies and Studies
Jaime Ortiz, Ph.D.

Direct Reports:

Executive Administrative Assistant:
Leah Scott | 713-743-9338

  • Global Initiatives

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  • International Student and Scholar Services

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  • Learning Abroad

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Graduate School

102 Ezekiel W. Cullen Building

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Vice Provost and Dean, University of Houston Graduate School
Dmitri Litvinov, Ph.D.

Reporting Units:

Assistant Director, Graduate and International Admissions:
Megan Wright | 713-743-4995

Assistant Director, Graduate Programs and Student Records:
Chris Foster | 713-743-6385

Assistant to Dean:
Princess Ephriam | 713-743-9100

  • Graduate Admissions

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Institutional Planning and Analysis

204 Ezekiel W. Cullen Building
F: 713-743-7899

Associate Vice Chancellor/Associate Provost, Institutional Planning and Analysis
Chris Stanich, J.D.

Reporting Units:

  • Planning and Policy

Director, Planning and Policy:
Jason Thurlkill, M.P.P | 713-743-5231

  • Institutional Research and Information Management

Executive Director, Institutional Research and Information Management:
Susan Moreno, Ph.D. | 713-743-0640

  • Institutional Effectiveness, Assessment and Accreditation

Director, Institutional Effectiveness, Assessment and Accreditation:
Miguel Ramos, Ph.D. | 713-743-4372

  • Facilities Planning and Analysis

Director, Facilities Planning and Analysis:
Currently Vacant

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Outreach and Community Engagement

Associate Provost, Outreach and Community Engagement
Richard D. Phillips

Direct Reports:

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Strategic Enrollment Planning

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Associate Provost, Strategic Enrollment Planning
Maureen Grimes Croft, Ph.D.

Senior Research Analyst:
Robert Armand | 713-743-7492

Senior Research Analyst:
Stan Hall, Ph.D. | 713-743-7440

Senior Research Analyst:
Emily Leffler | 713-743-1576

Senior Research Analyst:
Jenna Tucker, Ph.D. | 713-743-6355

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Undergraduate Student Success

Vice Provost, Undergraduate Student Success
Teri Elkins Longacre, Ph.D.

Reporting Units:

  • Undergraduate Student Success Center

P: 832-842-2100

Assistant Vice Provost, Undergraduate Student Success:
Melissa Pierson, Ph.D.

  • Exploratory Studies 

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  • Challenger Program

319 Student Service Center 1

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  • Educational Testing

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Patrick Daniel | 713-743-5434

  • Learning Support Services

N109 Cougar Village (bldg. 563)

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  •  Pre-Health Advising

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  • Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Assistant Dean:
Heidi Kennedy, Ph.D. | 713-743-9187

Student Success Analyst:
Caroline Neary | 713-743-7105

Program Coordinator - Student Contact:
Sara Diaz | 713-743-9112

Undergraduate Committee and Catalog Program Manager:
Dina Galley | 713-743-0919

  • Retention and Graduation Initiatives

P: 713-743-0289

Director, Retention and Graduation Initiatives:
Tara Sass | 713-743-1603

Program Coordinator 2, Retention and Graduation Initiatives:
Dewayne Stafford | 713-743-7543

Program Coordinator 2, Retention and Graduation Initiatives:
Sara Khalifa | 713-743-7773

  • Writing Center

234 Classroom and Business Building

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Executive Director:
Marjorie Chadwick | 713-743-2587

  • Transfer Advising Program

Welcome Center
F: 713-743-0955

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Program Director 2:
James Simpson | 713-743-1905

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UH Energy

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Chief Energy Officer
Ramanan Krishnamoorti, Ph.D.

Office Coordinator:
Rachel Henton | 713-743-8369

Office Coordinator:
Sarah Mae Jones | 713-743-6622

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