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Leadership and Staff

As president of the University of Houston, Renu Khator serves as CEO of an organization with over 46,000 students, nearly 1,100 tenure and tenure-track faculty, 3,800 full-time staff members and an annual budget exceeding $1.5 billion.

The president is aided by a cabinet of leaders who are in charge of the university’s major divisions and individuals who represent other constituencies, such as faculty and alumni. The president of the University of Houston also holds the title of chancellor of the University of Houston System. The vice presidents and other administrators may also hold dual titles at the system level.

President's Cabinet

  • Renu Khator image

    Renu Khator


  • Raymond S Bartlett image

    Raymond S Bartlett

    Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance

  • Diane Z. Chase

    Diane Z Chase

    Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

  • Bettina Beech image

    Bettina Beech

    Chief Population Health Officer

  • Eloise Dunn Brice image

    Eloise Dunn Brice

    Vice President for University Advancement and Alumni

  • Dona Cornell image

    Dona Cornell

    Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel

  • Lisa K Holdeman image

    Lisa K Holdeman

    Vice President for Marketing and Communications

  • Michael Johnson image

    Michael Johnson

    Chief of Staff

  • Ramanan Krishnamoorti image

    Ramanan Krishnamoorti

    Vice President for Energy and Innovation

  • Elwyn Lee image

    Elwyn Lee

    Vice President for Neighborhood and Strategic Initiatives

  • Daniel M Maxwell image

    Daniel M Maxwell

    Interim Vice President for Student Affairs

  • Claudia Neuhauser

    Claudia Neuhauser

    Interim Vice President for Research

  • Chris Pezman image

    Michael Pede

    Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations

  • Chris Pezman image

    Chris Pezman

    Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics

  • Dave Shattuck

    Susie Gronseth

    President for UH Faculty Senate

  • Jason Smith image

    Jason Smith

    Vice President for Government and Community Relations

  • Stephen Spann image

    Stephen Spann

    Vice President for Medical Affairs and Founding Dean for the College of Medicine


President’s Office

Mailing Address:
Office of the President
4302 University Drive, Room 212
Houston, Texas 77204-2018

Phone: 713-743-8820
Email: president@uh.edu