Office of the Vice President
Dr. Monica D. Thompson
Interim Associate Vice Chancellor/Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Executive Director, University Career Services
Monica joined UH in 2014 and concurrently serves as interim associate vice chancellor for student affairs and executive director of University Career Services. She oversees the division wide functions of assessment and planning, communications and marketing, emergency preparedness and academic partnerships. Additionally, she oversees the Center for Student Empowerment and coordinates the Division's services at the University of Houston at Sugar Land and the University of Houston at Katy. Read more about Dr. Monica D. Thompson.
Executive Director, Business Services
Caron Park returns to the Division of Student Affairs with over 15 years of experience in financial management, making her well-qualified for this vital position. Her extensive background in budgetary and fiscal analysis at the federal, state, and municipal levels will be an asset to the division. Read more about Caron Park.
Scott Radimer, PhD
Director, Assessment and Planning
Scott joined the Division of Student Affairs as the new Director of Assessment and Planning in July 2019. As the Director he coordinates assessment activities, the strategic plan, department/program reviews, and contributions to university reporting. Additionally, he assists in the accreditation process, advises the Division’s Assessment & Customer Service committees, and manages annual reporting. Read more about Scott Radimer.
Director of Marketing and Communications
Germaine Washington joined the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services as the director of marketing and communications July 2022. As Director of Marketing and Communications, Germaine is responsible for planning and coordinating publications of the division; communicating with UH campus community; planning, coordinating, and overseeing the division’s social media and the writing and distribution of CoogNews, an electronic student newsletter comprise of campus information, student programs, and events; the campus community newsletter to faculty and staff; student success stories and news releases. Read more about Germaine Washington.
Assessment Coordinator, Office of the Vice President
We are delighted to announce the recent hiring of Celeste Rodriguez as the assessment coordinator in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs reporting to Dr. Scott Radimer, director of assessment and planning. Dr. Radimer stated, “I am thrilled to have Celeste join the division’s assessment team. Celeste brings with her hands-on experience conducting assessments in Student Affairs and helping develop a new strategic plan from her time at Sam Houston State University and will make a positive contribution to our work from day one. Read more about Celeste Rodriguez.
Assistant to the Vice Chancellor/Vice President
The Division of Student Affairs is delighted to announce the newest addition to our team, Gabriel Jackson, who will be taking on the role of Assistant to the Vice Chancellor/Vice President of Student Affairs. Gabriel will play a crucial role in supporting the Office of the Vice President and taking the lead on several key initiatives. Read more about Gabriel Jackson.
Administrative Assistant, Office of the Vice Chancellor/Vice President
The Division of Student Affairs is pleased to announce the promotion of Alicia Whitmire to the position of Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Vice Chancellor/Vice President. In her new role, Alicia will provide comprehensive administrative support to the Vice Chancellor/Vice President’s staff and contribute to the efficient and effective operation of the office along with supporting several of the Vice Chancellor/Vice President’s initiatives. Alicia will play a key role in supporting the division's mission to enhance the Cougar Experience and foster a vibrant campus community. Read more about Alicia Whitmire.
Development Associate for Student Success
Miles Johnson joined the Division of Student Affairs in November 2022, bringing with him a wealth of experience garnered over 6 years in the Banking Industry with notable roles at BBVA and Cadence Bank. His adept relationship-building skills make him a valuable addition to the Advancement Team. As Development Associate, Miles plays a pivotal role in supporting and creating funding opportunities for various departments within the Division of Student Affairs. Read more about Miles Johnson.
In 2017, Miles demonstrated his commitment to financial literacy by teaching a class titled "Reality Check" at Prairie View A&M University. This initiative underscored his dedication to empowering college students with essential financial knowledge. His efforts were Congressionally recognized by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee with the prestigious 2023 Outstanding Spring ISD Alumni Award, issued by the Spring ISD Educational Foundation. This accolade is a testament to Miles's high integrity and notable community service.