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Office of the Provost Staff

The Provost oversees 9 separate academic areas, each with an assistant, associate, or vice provost. For a list of key personnel, please see below. Additionally, the deans of the colleges, school of nursing, and UH Libraries report to the Provost.

Office of the Provost

Marketing and Communication:

  • Mike Emery | Senior Director, Communications | 713-743-7197  
    • Vacant | Senior Graphic Designer 

Education Innovation and Technology

Jeff Morgan, Ph.D. | Associate Provost, Education Innovation and Technology | 832-842-4725
  • Janis James | Executive Administrative Assistant | 832-842-4725

CASA Testing Services:

College / Division Information Services:

Distance and Online Operations:

Education Innovation and Technology:

Faculty and Departmental Instructional Support:

Online Functional Support:

Faculty Development and Faculty Affairs

Mark Clarke, Ph.D. | Associate Provost, Faculty Development and Faculty Affairs | 713-743-689

Faculty Affairs and Assessment:

Faculty Engagement and Development:

Measurement and Evaluation Center:

  • Nia Soeharto, Ed.D | Program Director 1, Measurement and Evaluation Center | 713-743-5441

Ombuds Services:

Faculty Recruitment, Retention, Equity and Diversity

  • Erika Henderson, Ed.D. | Associate Provost, Faculty Recruitment, Retention, Equity and Diversity | 713-743-0486
    • Vacant | Executive Administrative Assistant 

Finance and Administration

Sabrina Hassumani, Ph.D. | Associate Provost, Finance and Administration | 713-743-2755

  • Thuyhang (Vivianne) Do | Executive Director, Academic Affairs Finance and Administration | 713-743-0449
    • Academic Affairs, Finance and Administration:
      • Bradley Eanes | Executive Director, Academic Affairs Finance and Administration | 713-743-0444
    • Provost Business Office:
      • Vanessa Torres | Executive Director, Provost Business Office | 713-743-0442
    • Business Operations, University of Houston at Sugar Land:

Institute for Global Engagement

Michael Pelletier | Founding Executive Director, Institute for Global Engagement | 713-743-7592

Global Initiatives:

Learning Abroad:

Graduate School

Sarah C. Larsen, Ph.D. | Vice Provost and Dean, University of Houston Graduate School | 713-743-7948

Graduate Admissions:
Graduate Programs and Student Records:

Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Joseph A. Curtin, Ph.D. | Associate Provost, Institutional Research and Effectiveness | 713-743-4372

  • Paul Turcotte | Senior Research Analyst | 713-743-0643
  • Sarah Goble | Executive Administrative Assistant | 713-743-7800

Institutional Effectiveness, Assessment and Accreditation:

  • Monique Baucham, MBA, Ed.D. | Director, Institutional Effectiveness, Assessment and Accreditation | 713-743-0619
    • Youmei Liu | Director, Assessment / Accreditation | 832-842-8707
    • Amy O'Neal | Director, Assessment / Accreditation | 713-743-8735
    • Bobbie Koen | Program Manager 2 | 713-743-8885

Institutional Research and Information Management:

Quality Enhancement Plan:

  • Anne Dayton, Ph.D. | Director, Cougar Initiative to Engage | 713-743-0534
    • Vacant | Assessment and Evaluation Analyst, Cougar Initiative to Engage 

University of Houston at Sugar Land and University of Houston at Katy

Jay Neal, Ph.D. | Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Operating Officer of the University of Houston at Sugar Land and the University of Houston at Katy | 713-743-2652

Undergraduate Student Success

Teri Longacre, Ph.D., J.D. | Vice Provost, Undergraduate Student Success | 713-743-4669

Pre-Health Advising:

Retention and Graduation Initiatives:

  • Tara Sass | Director, Retention and Graduation Initiatives | 713-743-1603
    • Morgan Meeks | Program Coordinator 2, Retention and Graduation Initiatives | 713-743-7543

Undergraduate Academic Affairs:

Undergraduate Student Success Center:

Writing Center: