Bring your friends and colleagues to hear Dr Khator discuss the strategies employed in the campaign to take University of Houston to Tier 1 status, the importance of The Jack J. Valenti School of Communication and the growth of communications major with Public Relations emphasis at University of Houston.
PRSA Houston will generously donate the proceeds of this luncheon to the Public Relations Foundation of Houston, the mission of which is to enhance the quality of education by providing scholarships for students studying communications and/or public relations at local universities.
You can make an individual contribution to support the Foundation by making a donation at the luncheon with your check or credit card. For more information on the Foundation go to www.prsahouston.org/foundation
Wear red clothing to the lunch and find out how this has rallied school spirit.
Speaker Dr. Renu Khator
President University of Houston Dr. Renu Khator is president of the University of Houston and chancellor of the UH System, overseeing an organization that serves more than 61,000 students, has an annual budget that exceeds $1.25 billion, and generates a $3 billion impact on the Greater Houston area’s economy each ...
University of Houston
Dr. Renu Khator is president of the University of Houston and chancellor of the UH System, overseeing an organization that serves more than 61,000 students, has an annual budget that exceeds $1.25 billion, and generates a $3 billion impact on the Greater Houston area’s economy each year.
During her tenure, the University of Houston has experienced record-breaking research funding and private support. In 2009, UH brought in $110 million in research awards and began construction of its 75-acre Energy Research Park; the Cougar football team ranked in the Top 25; and a pathway to Tier-One status was created by the state legislature and approved by the voters of Texas.
Dr. Khator, who was born in Uttar Pradesh, India, recently joined some of the world’s most respected leaders when she was named to the Indian Prime Minister’s Global Advisory Council. She serves on many local, state and international boards, including the Greater Houston Partnership, the Houston Technology Center, the Texas Medical Center Policy Council and the Business-Higher Education Forum Board of Directors.
A noted scholar in the field of global environmental policy, she has published numerous books and articles on this subject.
The first Indian immigrant to head a comprehensive public research university in the United States, Khator was appointed in January 2008.