Office of the Provost - University of Houston
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Welcome to the Office of the Provost

The University of Houston’s Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost leads efforts in advancing student success and faculty excellence throughout the institution. Working with deans and faculty, UH’s Provost oversees a range of initiatives that impact students at all stages of their academic careers. Likewise, UH’s Chief Academic Officer also supports the professional growth of professors and oversees academic programming at the University. Ultimately, the work performed within the Office of the Provost is aimed at elevating both the University and the community it serves.

Academic Excellence

The Office of the Provost hosts a range of projects and programs supporting UH’s academic mission. These include initiatives aimed at bolstering faculty development, collaborative partnerships with the community, recognition for high-performing professors, funding opportunities for both students and faculty and other efforts that elevate UH’s reputation around the globe.

World-Class Faculty

The University of Houston is proud to have diverse and highly qualified faculty, consisting of world-renowned scholars, researchers and experts in their respective fields.

Roberto Jose Tejada
Diana S-L Chow
Pradeep Sharma
  • 23 National Academy Members
  • 2 MacArthur "Genius" Fellowships
  • 17 Guggenheim Fellowships

National Academies Members

Student Success

UH is committed to student success — our programs support first generation, transfer, and traditional college students. We empower you from the moment you are accepted to graduate in four years and stay connected to the history and traditions of the University.