UH officially names Chris Pezman new VP for intercollegiate athletics

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Houston alum Chris Pezman was officially named the University of Houston's new vice president for intercollegiate athletics and director of athletics. (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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