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The Investiture of Dr. Richard Walker

Sixth President of University of Houston-Clear Lake

Friday, January 27, 2023 at 9 a.m.
Bayou Theater
2700 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, TX 77058

University of Houston-Clear Lake celebrates the investiture of its sixth president, Dr. Richard Walker, on Friday, January 27, at 9 a.m. in the Bayou Theater. UHS Board of Regents, University of Houston System leadership, UHCL administrative leadership, System presidents, faculty, staff, students, elected officials, community leaders, and friends will gather in support of Dr. Walker and UHCL.

The President's Excellence Scholarship Fund has been established to mark the occasion and highlight Dr. Walker's commitment to student success.  Please follow the links below to RSVP, support the scholarship fund, learn more about the investiture tradition, and register for accommodations. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Special Events at

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President Richard Walker

University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator has appointed Dr. Richard Walker to lead as the sixth president of UH-Clear Lake effective May 20, 2022. He brings over 40 years of experience in higher education, at both public and private institutions. Read the Chancellor's announcement.

Read More About Dr. Walker

Dr. Richard Walker

Special Accommodations: If you require any special accommodations to attend the investiture or related events, please contact the Office of Special Events at 281-283-2024 or at least one week prior to the event date to arrange for the accommodation.