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Vice President's Staff

Office of the Vice President

Mara Affre

Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services, UH System
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services, UH

Mara joined the Division in October 2014. She provides leadership, management, organization, and administrative oversight of a comprehensive enrollment services portfolio which includes Admissions (including undergraduate student recruitment), University Registrar, Scholarships and Financial Aid, Orientation, Communications and Marketing, Enrollment Management Production Support (PeopleSoft Campus Solutions), and the Welcome Center. Read more about Mara.

Dr. Monica D. Thompson

Interim Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
Executive Director, University Career Services

Monica joined UH in 2014 and concurrently serves as interim assistant vice president 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 Urban Experience Program 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.

Scott Radimer

Scott Radimer, PhD

Director, Assessment and Planning

Scott joined the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services 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.

Andrea Ward

Andrea Ward

Development Officer

Andrea Ward joined the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services as the new Development Officer in March 2018. As Development Officer, Andrea is responsible for coordinating division-wide and department-level initiatives with scholarships, foundations, annual fund, corporate, private, and individual gifts. She will also engage in developing and expanding the division’s donor base and the creation of special events. Read more about Andrea.

Sandi Martin

Director of Marketing and Communications

Sandi Martin joined the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services in March 2020. As the director of marketing and communications, Sandi is responsible for planning and coordinating the overall communications strategy for the division. She oversees publications, writes news releases, updates the division's social media, and coordinates communications with the public and the UH campus community. She also oversees the distribution of CoogNews, the division's staff newsletter, and the campus community newsletter to faculty and staff.

Michelle Rice-Shaw

Michelle Rice

Executive Administrative Assistant

Michelle joined the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services in October 2015. She is responsible for coordinating the daily schedule of the executives with staff, administrators, alumni, students, the Board of Regents, government officials, and community leaders. Read more about Michelle.

Patricia Magdaleno

Administrative Assistant

Patricia has worked in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for the past five years. Patricia provides direct assistance to the Associate Vice Chancellor/Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Advancement, the Director of Assessment and Planning, and the Communications Manager. She is responsible for managing the AVC/AVP's schedule, providing administrative and clerical support, assisting with meeting coordination, and other duties.