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Diane Z. Chase, Ph.D., was appointed senior vice chancellor for academic affairs for the University of Houston System and senior vice president for academic affairs and provost for UH effective Feb. 1, 2023. In her role as senior vice chancellor for the University of Houston System, Dr. Chase is responsible for the academic quality and accreditation of all four UH system institutions: UH, UH–Downtown, UH–Clear Lake, and UH–Victoria.

The Office of the Provost houses the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost responsible for student access and success. The Office of the Provost initiates and oversees a broad range of programs which benefit students throughout the University of Houston and the community, including undergraduate, graduate, continuing and distance education programs, as well as all academic programs and policies. The Office of the Provost also oversees faculty appointment, promotion, and tenure.

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For general office inquiries, please call the main line at 832-842-0550.

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