Dan Maxwell

Dan Maxwell, Institute Director

Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs | Associate Vice President for Student Affairs
UH System | University of Houston

Dr. Daniel Maxwell currently serves in dual roles 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.  Dan recently completed an appointment as the Interim Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Houston Clear Lake, 2018-2019. 

Armed with a great sense of humor and 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 2018 AVP/Senior Level Student Affairs Professional Award in NASPA Region III, the 2016 James E. Scott Outstanding Mid-Level Student Affairs Professional Award in NASPA Region III, and is an active member of the AVP Steering Committee.  Dan is the past two-term national president of the Association of College Unions International. Locally, 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.