UH Bauer Faculty Prepare for Panel Discussion to Mark Pres. Khator’s Investiture

Published on September 5, 2008
Professor George Gamble’s symposium is one of several events planned as part of The Investiture of Renu Khator.

Professor George Gamble’s symposium is one of several events planned as part of The Investiture of Renu Khator.

As the University of Houston begins preparations for the celebration of the investiture of Dr. Renu Khator, its eighth System chancellor and thirteenth president, UH Bauer College faculty and alumni can be found at the heart of events surrounding the inauguration.

The panel discussion Preparing for a Borderless World: Student Success in the Global Economy will be held from 1 – 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 11th, in the Elizabeth Rockwell Pavilion at the M.D. Anderson Library. The event is free and open to the public.

Professor George Gamble, Director of the Institute for Diversity and Cross-Cultural Management at Bauer College, was Chairman of the Committee that planned the panel discussion, and Professor Tyler Priest, Director of Global Studies at Bauer College, will serve as the moderator.

Along with faculty, Bauer alumni sitting on the panel are Holly Luong (BBA ’94, MBA ’04), a solutions consultant for EDS, and Gerald McElvy (BBA ’75), the President of the ExxonMobil Foundation. Mariana I. Ruiz-Posada, director of multicultural marketing for Strategic Financial Group, and Professor Stephen Zamora, the Leonard B. Rosenberg Professor of Law at the UH Law Center, will also sit on the panel.

For more information on Khator’s investiture and the events surrounding it, visit the University’s Web site.

By Hannah Eastham

About the University of Houston

The University of Houston, Texas’ premier metropolitan research and teaching institution, is home to more than 40 research centers and institutes and sponsors more than 300 partnerships with corporate, civic and governmental entities. UH, the most diverse research university in the country, stands at the forefront of education, research and service with more than 35,000 students.

About the Bauer College of Business

The C.T. Bauer College of Business has been in operation for more than 60 years at the University of Houston main campus. Through its five academic departments, the college offers a full-range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees in business. The Bauer College is fully accredited by the AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In August 2000, Houston business leader and philanthropist Charles T. (Ted) Bauer endowed the College of Business with a $40 million gift. In recognition of his generosity, the college was renamed the C.T. Bauer College of Business.