HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston alum Chris Pezman was officially named the University of Houston's new vice president for intercollegiate athletics and director of athletics Dec. 12 at a press conference held at the TDECU Stadium Club.
"Chris has achieved success operationally, he understands the student-athlete experience and he is a familiar name and face to our supporters," UH President and System Chancellor Renu Khator said in a release. "His enthusiasm to lead our Athletics program is unmatched and I am confident that he will lead UH Athletics to its rightful place."
Pezman is now the 13th director of athletics in University of Houston history, according to the release.
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UH officially names Chris Pezman new VP for intercollegiate athletics