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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

  • Tracy Markovich | Special Assistant to the Provost
  • Vacant | Chief of Staff | 

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

Faculty Development and Faculty Affairs

Faculty Recruitment, Retention, Equity and Diversity

  • Erika Henderson, Ed.D.| Associate Provost, Faculty Recruitment, Retention, Equity and Diversity | 713-743-0486
  • Blessing Obot | Executive Administrative Assistant  | 713-743-6268

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
        • Chimyra McKelvey | Department Business Administrator | 832-842-5702
        • Vacant| Department Business Administrator |
    • Business Operations, University of Houston at Sugar Land:

Institute for Global Engagement

  • Michael Pelletier | Founding Executive Director, Institute for Global Engagement | 713-743-7592
  • Maggie Mahoney | Director, Global Engagement |  713-743-9167
  • Marisol Gonzalez | Executive Administrative Assistant | 713-743-9167
  • Vacant | College Events Coordinator
    • Global Initiatives:
    • Learning Abroad:
      • Andie Beer | Assistant Director | 713-743-4706
      • Kelly Spencer | Administrative Assistant | 713-743-9167 
      • Vacant | Passport Facility Coordinator |
      • Vacant | Administrative Assistant |
      • Amanda Clinton | Passport Facility Coordinator | 713-743-8269
      • Allison Carruthers | Academic Advisor 2 | 713-743-7271
      • Jade Green | Academic Advisor 2 | 713-743-7319
    • University Partnerships

Undergraduate Student Success

Enrollment Services:

  • Mara Affre | Associate Vice Provost, Enrollment Services | 713-743-6736 
    • Office of Admissions: 
    • Office of the University Registrar: 
    • Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid: 
    • Office of Integrated Enrollment Services:
    • Enrollment Services Communication and Marketing:

Retention and Graduation Initiatives:

  • Tara Sass | Director, Retention and Graduation Initiatives | 713-743-1603

Undergraduate Academic Affairs:

Undergraduate Student Success Center:

Graduate School

Institutional Research and Effectiveness

    • 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:

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