I am pleased to announce the selection of Dennis Reynolds, Ph.D. for the position of Dean of the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management. Dr. Reynolds has served as the Ivar Haglund Endowed Professor of Hospitality Management and Director of the Wine Business Management Program at the Washington State University School of Hospitality Business Management. The recommendation will be submitted to the University of Houston System Board of Regents for approval on February 19, 2015.
I want to thank the search committee, co-chaired by Dr. William Monroe, Dean of The Honors College, and Dr. Ki-Joon Back, Director of Graduate Programs, and Donald H. Hubbs Professor of the Conrad N. Hilton College for their service in this important search. The search process included the valuable input of our students, faculty, and staff, as well as alumni, industry, and community members.
Dr. Reynolds is expected to begin his duties on July 1, 2015. Please join me in welcoming him to our University.
Paula Myrick Short