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The Division of University Advancement elevates the University of Houston-Clear Lake through engagement, promotion, and fundraising. We build resources and awareness to support the university's strategic plan and develop UH-Clear Lake's critical role in the community.


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Troy Finner (right), second UHCL alumnus to become Houston's police chief and Everette Penn (left), Professor of Criminology

Troy Finner is second UHCL alum to become Houston police chief

For the second time in 11 years, the Houston City Council has appointed a University of Houston-Clear Lake alumnus as the city's chief of police. Troy Finner, who completed his Master of Arts in Criminology in 2009, was unanimously elected to the city's highest law enforcement position on March 24. 

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