University of Houston System

The University of Houston System is a state university system in Texas, encompassing four separate and distinct universities. It has two system centers, which operate as off-campus and distance learning sites for its universities. The UH System owns and holds broadcasting licenses to a public television station and two public radio stations.

The fourth-largest university system in Texas, the University of Houston System has over 65,000 students from the four separate universities. Its flagship institution is the University of Houston, a nationally recognized Tier One research university of nearly 40,000 students. The economic impact of the UH System contributes over $3 billion annually to the Texas economy, while generating about 24,000 jobs.

The administration of the University of Houston System is located in the Ezekiel W. Cullen Building on the campus of the University of Houston. The chancellor of the System is Renu Khator, who serves concurrently as president of the University of Houston. The System is governed by nine voting-member board of regents, appointed by the Governor of Texas.

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