Director of Development
Andrea Ward joined the University in March 2018 as the development officer for the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services (DSAES). Before joining the University of Houston, she held fundraising roles throughout the Greater Houston area, including at the Houston Grand Opera, Be The Match, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and various political fundraising campaigns.
At the University of Houston, Ward works with alumni and donors, promoting the philanthropic opportunities in the 29 university-wide departments that make up the Division. These departments offer services ensuring all students have a chance to excel outside as well as inside the classroom.
A proud alumnus of the University of Houston, Ward earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 2008.
She holds a B.A.in Sociology and Hispanic Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. in Cross Cultural Studies from the University of Houston- Clear Lake.