Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
Daniel Maxwell is a leader, scholar/practitioner, change agent, educator, and advocate. He currently serves as the Interim Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Houston Clear Lake. His portfolio includes: Counseling Services, Health Services, and Campus Recreation and Wellness; Career Services, Student Life, Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Veteran Services; and the Dean of Students, Orientation and New Student Programs, Student Assistance Center, Student Publications, Student Research Conference, and Student Housing and Residential Life. In addition, Dan concurrently maintains a modified role as Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs for the University of Houston System and Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Houston. His portfolio includes: Advancement, UH Sugar Land, UH Katy, and the Division Standing Committees.
Armed with an engaging personality, Dan is a results-oriented professional dedicated to developing teams to achieve valuable performance results. He is experienced with leading projects in fast-paced environments, developing effective relationships in diverse environments, and building high-performance teams.
Dan is a member of NASPA – Student Affairs and Administrators in Higher Education. He is the recipient of the 2016 James E. Scott Outstanding Mid-Level Student Affairs Professional Award and an active member of the AVP Steering Committee. Dan is the past two-term national president of the Association of College Unions International and served a three-year term as the chairperson of the Association’s Educational Research Fund. Dan serves on the board of trustees for St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Houston, Texas.
Dan received his Bachelor of Science in Personnel and Industrial Relations from Syracuse University, a Master of Science in Education in Higher Educational Leadership from the University of Miami, and his Doctorate of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs with a minor in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University. His research interests include campus ecology, physical space, and community building.