Our Administration

Sam Houston State University is a member of the Texas State University System, headquartered in Austin, Texas. The Texas State University System is the oldest multi-campus system in Texas and is a major factor in the educational and economic development of Texas. The System is governed by a nine member Board of Regents appointed by the governor. A nonvoting student regent is appointed to the Board on an annual basis. The System is led by Chancellor Brian McCall.

The SHSU President's Leadership Team consists of a Senior Cabinet and an Extended Cabinet. Their purpose is to study, review, and make recommendations on matters brought up by committee members, to consider university-wide issues and make recommendations where appropriate, to disseminate information, and to coordinate, where necessary, university-wide activities and policies. Members of the President's Leadership Team include:

Cabinet Members

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President for Operations
Senior Vice President for Strategic Enrollment and Innovation
Vice President for University Advancement
Vice President for Student Affairs
Chief Strategy Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
Director of Athletics
Deputy to the President

Extended Cabinet

Vice Provost
Vice President for Facilities Management
Vice President for Enrollment Success
Vice President for Research and Strategic Partnerships
Chief Experience Officer

In addition to the President's Cabinet, Sam Houston State University Faculty Senate, the Council of Academic Deans, Academic Policy Council, Academic Affairs Council, Staff Senate, and other University-sanctioned groups function to better the University.