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University Council 

The University Council is chaired by the President of the University and serves the primary purpose to achieve campus-wide planning and implementation of the strategic elements of the campus and facilitate real time understanding on new and pressing matters affecting the mission of the University.

The University Council continues the shared governance of the campus through representation of administrative leaders and the presidents of the Academic Senate, Staff Senate, and the Student Government Association. The University Council meets six to eight times each academic year in facilities appropriate for the primary content of the particular meeting. The Chief of Staff of the Office of the President serves as the liaison for setting the agenda and inviting guests for the University Council meetings.

University Council Members

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Dr. William R. Fannin (Chair)
Dr. Alan Artibise (Vice Chair)Provost & Vice President of Academic
Irvine DowningVice President, Economic Development and Community Services and Interim VP for Institutional
Dr. Clair GoldsmithChief Information
Rosemary MartínezVice President, Business
Dr. Hilda SilvaVice President, Student
Dr. Janna ArneyAssociate Provost for Faculty & Academic
Dr. Sylvia LealInterim Vice President for Enrollment
Pat CelayaSpecial Assistant to the
collapse Assistant/Associate Vice Presidents
Ethel CantuDean, University College/Associate
Angela McCauleyAssistant to the President for
Mr. Ben ReynaAssistant Provost for Governmental
Isai RamirezAssociate Chief Information
collapse Deans/Assistant Deans
Dr. Mikhail BouniaevDean, College of Science, Mathematics, and
Dr. Gayle BrogdonAssociate Dean, College of
Dr. Miguel A. EscotetDean, College of
Dr. Javier A. MartinezInterim Dean, College of Liberal
Dr. Mark KrollDean, School of
Dr. Charles LackeyDean, Graduate
Douglas StovesAssistant Dean of Residential
Dr. Michael LehkerAssociate Dean, College of Biomedical Sciences & Health
Dr. Anne RentfroInterim Associate Dean, College of Nursing, Office of
Dr. Diamantina FreebergAssociate Dean, College of Liberal
Dr. Immanuel EdinbaroughAssociate Dean, College of Science, Mathematics &
Mr. Mark BlakemoreAssociate Dean, School of
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Laurie HowellExecutive Director of University
Blanca BauerDirector, Institutional Research, Planning and
Christopher CohenInformation Security
Azenett CornejoDirector, Student
Yolanda De La RivaDirector, Accounting & Financial
Martie DiGregorioDirector, Events and
Bill DoddDirector,
Letty FernandezDirector, News and
Norma RodriguezDirector, Web
Dr. Selma D. YznagaDirector, Academic
Abraham HernandezDirector, Physical
Dr. Fitratullah Khan Director, Infrastructure, Telecommunications and
Todd LoweryDirector,
Dr. Patrick McGehee Director,
Arturo OlagueDirector, Recreation and Intramural Sports
Dr. Alla ParoiatnikovaExecutive Director of the Office of Global
Natividad Rangel-HinojosaInterim Director, Data Management and
John SossiDirector, Business
Carlo TamayoDirector, New Student Relations and
Annabel TrevinoUniversity
Norma Ramos Director, Internal
Dr. Maria N. HodgsonInterim Executive Director of Enrollment Services
Ms. Linda UflandDirector of Operations, Office of the
David MarquezDirector of Student
Heather OlagueDirector of Student
Dr. Pamela PaulsonDirector, Office of the Associate Dean of Sponsored
Betsy PriceFaculty Associate, Office of
Dr. Wilma SmetterPrincipal, Mathematics and Science
Trini YunesDirector, Human
Aglhaen Nieto-CruzDirector, Classic Upward
Arnold TrejoDirector, Financial
Dr. Beatriz Becerra-BarckholtzExecutive Director,
Michael HolguinAssistant Chief of
Dr. Oralia de los ReyesDirector, Title V
Tomas GuajardoDirector of Budget and Resource
Adel de la GarzaDirector Enterprise Application
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Dr. Bobbette MorganPresident, Academic
Jaime VillanuevaPresident, Staff
Eréndira SantillanaPresident, Student
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Rene ZayasInstitutional Compliance
Dr. Jose G. MartinProvost
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