Dean’s Advisory Council - Chance Glenn

Chance Glenn headshot

Dr. Chance M. Glenn, Sr.

University of Houston-Victoria
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Chance M. Glenn, Sr. joined the UHV family as provost and vice president for academic affairs on August 5, 2019.

Glenn started his academic career in 2003 at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York as a faculty member in the College of Applied Science and Technology. In 2008, he became associate dean in the Office of Graduate Studies. In 2012, he was hired as dean of the Alabama A&M College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Sciences.

Glenn earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park. Both his master’s and doctorate in electrical engineering were earned at Johns Hopkins University. He also holds a certificate in management development from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Glenn’s honors include a 2018 induction into the Indispensable Role of Blacks at JHU exhibit. It involved a traveling and online exhibit honoring the contributions people of color have made to Johns Hopkins. In addition, MorningBird Media’s Electronic Alchemy eForge was named as a 2019 finalist in the experimental category in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas.

Glenn is an avid artist, singer/songwriter and was part of The Praise Project, a gospel group that recorded “First Fruits,” a CD nominated for a Grammy in 2000.