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Renu Khator

Renu Khator (Hindi: रेणु खाटोर; born June 29, 1955) is the eighth chancellor of the University of Houston System and the thirteenth president of the ... More »Renu Khator (Hindi: रेणु खाटोर; born June 29, 1955) is the eighth chancellor of the University of Houston System and the thirteenth president of the University of Houston. She is the first foreign-born president of the university, and the second woman to hold the position. Khator is also the first Indian American to lead a major research university in the United States, and is the second Indian American to lead an accredited university in the United States. Prior to moving to the United States, Khator earned a bachelor's degree from the Kanpur University in 1973. Moving soon thereafter, she attended Purdue University, and received Master of Arts in political science and a Doctor of Philosophy in political science and public administration in 1975 and 1985, respectively. Beginning in 1985, Khator began a 22-year career affiliation with the University of South Florida. She served in various positions, culminating in her position as provost and senior vice president of the university. On... [ Wikipedia ]

University of Houston Chancellor Renu Khator receives local, international awards

University of Houston Chancellor Renu Khator receives local, international awards Renu Khator, president of the University of Houston and chancellor of the UH System, recently received a major international honor and will receive another prestigious local award this week. Renu ...

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Big issues between India, US gone now: S Jaishankar, Indian Ambassador to US

" IACCGH executive director Jagdip Ahluwalia addressed the gathering that included Robert Beauchamp, CEO, BMC Software; David Leebron, president, Rice University; and Renu Khator, president and chancellor University of Houston as guests. Jaishankar went on to recognise two individuals ...

UH and the neighborhood

When University of Houston System Chancellor and UH President Renu Khator delivers her fall address this morning, she will offer an impressive list of accomplishments during the past year that solidify the university's drive toward a Tier One ranking and set the stage for even more ...

A big deal: UH Sugar Land

We greatly appreciate the increased focus that has been given to our community by the UH Board of Regents Chairman Jarvis Hollingsworth, the entire UH board of regents, and UH Chancellor Renu Khator. In the past, we scratched our heads about the delivery and follow-through of leadership ...

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Business calendar

Speaker: UH President Renu Khator. Cost: $35-$45. Information: www.FortBendChamber.com. Contact: Matthew Ferraro at 281-491-0277 or Matthew@fortbendcc.org. Pioneer Oil Producers Society: Luncheon. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., H.E.S.S. Club, 5430 Westheimer. Speaker: Joao Felix, director of ...

Penney's Mike Ullman named chair of Dallas Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve Board also appointed Renu Khator, chancellor and president of the University of Houston as the deputy chair of the Dallas Fed. Each Federal Reserve Bank has a nine-member board, and every the Fed's board of governors appoints three of the local directors and appoints ...

University officials across Texas warn against sequestration cuts

The signatories include University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa ; Texas A University of Houston Chancellor and President Renu Khator ; Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall ; University of North Texas System ...

A health center at UH would boost city's medical status

By Renu Khator | March 7, 2013 | Updated: March 8, 2013 8:09pm At the University of Houston, we have been guided by a simple but sincere vision - if it's crucial to Houston, it's crucial to UH. Since becoming president five years ago, I have reinforced and advanced those enterprises that ...

Meet the Houston Technology Center's newest graduates

University Chancellor and President Dr. Renu Khator said the success the companies coming out of the center have seen is a reflection on the school and city. "Great communities build great universities and great universities contribute to great communities," she said. "We celebrate your ...

University chancellors in Texas prepare for funding fight

University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator said state universities strive to stay affordable and have begun offering specific degrees under $10,000, as requested by Perry. But Texas is "still far, far more affordable if you look nationally" and compare costs to those in other ...

Apollo 13 flight controller to speak at University of Houston

University of Houston University of Houston Latest from The Business Journals Apollo 13 flight controller to speak at University of Houston UH President Renu Khator named international business executive of the year GHP executive Craig Richard named Greater Louisville Inc. CEO Please ...

UH regents OK financial package for new stadium

" UH president Renu Khator announced on her personal Twitter account. School officials were not available for further comment. The first phase of construction includes approximately 30,000 seats, press-box facilities, locker rooms, meeting rooms, concessions, central commissary...

UH regents approve financing for new football stadium

UH president Renu Khator announced the board's approval on Twitter. The new 40,000-seat stadium is scheduled to be completed in time for the 2014 season. A second phase could increase total capacity to 60,000. The total cost of the stadium is projected at $105 million. The school is on ...

University of Houston Breaks Ground on New Stadium University of Houston Official Athletic Site

Houston’s Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics, Mack Rhoades, joined UH Chancellor Dr. Renu Khator and the chair of the University of Houston System Board of Regents, Nelda Luce Blair, in thanking all supporters of the stadium project and announcing an additional $5 million gift ...

Elderly meet on problems, solutions

Research university: A talk on 'Setting up a research university' was delivered by Renu Khator, chancellor and president of University of Houston at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli on Saturday. She said the concept of research university was not new and there ...

Indian-American surgeon gets highest US immigrant award

Indian-Americans honoured by this prestigious award so far included Indra Nooyi, Renu Khator, Vivek Wadhwa, and Amarpreet S Sawhney...

Ups and downs: The election, bored students, same-sex vows

To buck the trend and to respond to mandates from the Legislature, UH Chancellor Renu Khator has announced a new plan, "UH in 4. " In a nutshell, freshmen next year will have a tuition rate locked in for four years. And if they graduate on time, the savings could be as much as $50,000...

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Dr. Renu Khator has done a fantastic job in her time here. Our student body is over 30,000 strong, and she makes it feel like such a family atmosphere on campus when young men and their families come to visit us,” added Levine. “The people that know me, know how important family is to ...

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University of Houston Bauer College Leads Nation in Entrepreneurship Education

Thu, Sep 19, 2013, 10:09 AM EDT - U.S. Markets close in 5 hrs 51 mins Bauer College Ranks No. 2 on The Princeton Review, Entrepreneur List of Top Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs in the Nation The C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston announced today a ranking for ...

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