Dr. Aaron J. Hart will be joining the University of Houston-Clear Lake on July 1, 2019, as Vice President for Division of Student Affairs and brings over 21 years experience in business, consulting and higher education administration.

Dr. Hart was born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Illinois attending Kenwood Academy High School and earning his B.A. in English/Pre-law from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Dr. Hart received his doctorate from Arizona State University in Higher and Postsecondary Education.

He has significant experience in budget and finance, strategic planning, organizational management and development, and higher education administration competencies related to supervision, student development, multicultural competencies, leadership, and budgetary administration. Dr. Hart authored several articles and presented at national conferences on various topics related to departmental administration, student development theory and best practices in housing and residence life.