Summary: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
SECTION: Academic Affairs NUMBER: 06.A.07
SUBJECT: Procedures for the Operation of Institutes and Centers
November 12, 1993; Revised September 17, 2004 Page 1 of 2
Centers and institutes exist to enhance the educational and/or research activities of the
University of Houston System. This document sets forth procedures for the operation of
centers and institutes to insure proper oversight by the component universities, System
Administration, and Board of Regents.
2.1. A center or institute is a non-profit organization, which engages in educational,
research, or scientific activities.
2.2. A center may be identified primarily with one discipline, be multi-disciplinary,
may support research in a wide variety of areas, and may involve more than one
component university or institution.
2.3. A center may be supported by appropriated funds or depend entirely on
sponsorship by outside agencies and foundations.
2.4. Approval of a center is delegated by the Chancellor to the President of the