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UHV presidential search committee appointed

HOUSTON, August 30, 2010 – A search committee to select a new president for the University of Houston-Victoria was announced today by University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator.


Chaired by William Staples, president of UH Clear Lake, the 12-member committee will conduct a nationwide search before making its recommendation.


In addition to Staples, presidential search committee members include: ·


  • Tom Butler – president, Victoria College
  • Jane Fry – president, Faculty Senate/associate professor, education, UHV
  • Dagoberto Gilb – executive director of Centro Victoria
  • Yong Glasure – professor, business, UHV
  • Miles Harrison, Staff Council chair, UHV
  • Jan Jacob -- co-chair of the Crossroads Commission on Education
  • Massoud Metghalchi – professor, business, UHV
  • Paige Ruschhaupt – Student Senate president, UHV
  • Cindy Schnebly – former president, Faculty Senate, associate professor, arts and sciences, UHV
  • Kathryn Tart – dean of nursing, UHV
  • Kay Kerr Walker – former UH System regent

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to more than 65 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education & Human Development, and Nursing. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend and Harris counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.