WILLIAM MARSH RICE UNIVERSITY
6100 Main Street - MS70, Houston, TX 77005 http://

Total Revenue
$944,091,350
Total Expenses
$695,084,853
Net Assets
$2,147,483,647

Organizations Filed Purposes: AS A LEADING RESEARCH UNIVERSITY WITH A DISTINCTIVE COMMITMENT TO UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION, RICE UNIVERSITY ASPIRES TO PATH BREAKING RESEARCH, UNSURPASSED TEACHING, AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BETTERMENT OF OUR WORLD. IT SEEKS TO FULFILL THIS MISSION BY CULTIVATING A DIVERSE COMMUNITY OF LEARNING AND DISCOVERY THAT PRODUCES LEADERS ACROSS THE SPECTRUM OF HUMAN ENDEAVOR. THE UNIVERSITY ENROLLS APPROXIMATELY 3,900 UNDERGRADUATE AND 2,600 GRADUATE STUDENTS. APPROXIMATELY 70% OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID, AS DO ALMOST ALL DOCTORAL STUDENTS.

BASIC SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND TRAINING CONDUCTED BY FACULTY AND STAFF AND OTHER SPONSORED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS. FROM ITS INCEPTION, RICE HAS BEEN DEDICATED, IN THE WORDS OF ITS FIRST PRESIDENT EDGAR ODELL LOVETT, "AS MUCH TO INVESTIGATION AS TO INSTRUCTION" AND TO PROVIDING A SETTING IN WHICH FACULTY WOULD JOIN THE "PLEASURES OF TEACHING" WITH "THE PRIVILEGES OF RESEARCH." THE UNIVERSITY HAS REALIZED MUCH OF THIS AMBITION WITH DISTINCTION IN OUR UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXCELLENCE ACROSS MANY DISCIPLINES. RICE IS HOME TO MORE THAN 40 INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH CENTERS, INSTITUTES AND CONSORTIA, AND RESEARCH IS A FUNDAMENTAL PART OF THE UNDERGRADUATE EXPERIENCE. THE UNIVERSITY HAS PRODUCED 101 FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS, 20 MARSHALL SCHOLARS, 65 WATSON FELLOWS, 25 MELLON FELLOWSHIPS, 336 NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS, AND 12 RHODES SCHOLARS AMONG OTHER HONORS AND AWARDS. THE UNIVERSITY HAS A VERY HIGH LEVEL OF RESEARCH ACTIVITY FOR ITS SIZE, WITH $117.8 MILLION IN SPONSORED RESEARCH FUNDING IN 2013. RICE IS NOTED FOR ITS APPLIED SCIENCE PROGRAMS IN THE FIELDS OF ARTIFICIAL HEART RESEARCH, STRUCTURAL CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, SIGNAL PROCESSING, SPACE SCIENCE AND NONTECHNOLOGY. IT WAS RANKED FIRST IN THE WORLD IN CITATIONS IN MATERIALS SCIENCE RESEARCH BY THE TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION IN 2010. RICE HAS 643 FULL-TIME AND 136 PART-TIME FACULTY MEMBERS. NINTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF FULL-TIME FACULTY HOLD PH.D.S OR EQUIVALENT TERMINAL DEGREES IN THEIR FIELD. BECAUSE OF THEIR PIONEERING RESEARCH, RICE FACULTY HAVE BEEN HONORED WITH NUMEROUS PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS AND ACCOLADES OVER THE YEARS. IN 1996, RICE PROFESSORS RICHARD SMALLEY (NOW DECEASED) AND ROBERT CURL RECEIVED THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR THEIR DISCOVERY OF A UNIQUE MOLECULAR FORM OF CARBON THAT HERALDED THE NEW ERA OF NANOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH. IN 2011, RICHARD TAPIA, A RICE MATHEMATICIAN AND LONGTIME CHAMPION OF DIVERSITY IN U.S. EDUCATION, RECEIVED THE NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE FROM PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA FOR HIS WORK IN OPTIMIZATION THEORY AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, AS WELL AS FOR HIS MENTORING OF WOMEN AND UNDER-REPRESENTED MINORITIES IN THE FIELDS OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE. AS OF MAY 2013, RICE HAD 14 FACULTY MEMBERS IN THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING, SEVEN IN THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE, FOUR IN THE INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE, FIVE IN THE NATIONAL HUMANITIES CENTER, AND TWO ALUMNI HAVE WON THE PULITZER PRIZE. RICE'S COMMITMENT TO SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH CAN BE SEEN IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE BIOSCIENCE RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE, A 477,000-SQUARE-FOOT FACILITY WHERE SCIENTISTS AND EDUCATORS FROM RICE AND OTHER TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER INSTITUTIONS WORK TOGETHER ON RESEARCH THAT BENEFITS HUMAN MEDICINE AND HEALTH, AND THE BROCKMAN HALL FOR PHYSICS, A STATE-OF-THE-ART 110,000 SQUARE-FOOT FACILITY THAT INCLUDES VIBRATION AND NOISE CONTROLLED UNDERGROUND LABORATORIES. RICE ALSO HAS AN ACTIVE RESEARCH AGENDA IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES. THE BAKER INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY IS ONE OF THE LEADING NONPARTISAN PUBLIC POLICY THINK TANKS IN THE COUNTRY AND CONDUCTS RESEARCH ON DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES. THE HUMANITIES RESEARCH CENTER FOSTERS INTERNATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONNECTIONS WITH WORKSHOPS AND LARGE CONFERENCES. FOCUS AREAS INCLUDE QUESTIONS OF ENERGY AND ENERGY TRANSITIONS, THE CIVIC HUMANISTS PROGRAM, AND THE OUR AMERICAS ARCHIVE PARTNERSHIP.

OPERATIONS OF A LIBRARY THAT SERVES STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, ALUMNI, AND FRIENDS OF WILLIAM MARSH RICE UNIVERSITY AND IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BY CHARTER. THE FONDREN LIBRARY SUBSCRIBES TO APPROXIMATELY 72,000 CURRENT JOURNALS (PRINT AND ELECTRONIC) AND HOUSES OVER 2,570,000 PRINT VOLUMES AND 3,276,000 UNITS OF MICROFORMS. THE COLLECTIONS INCLUDE AUDIOVISUALS, MUSIC RECORDINGS, SCORES AND OTHER SPECIAL FORMATS. AN INCREASING AMOUNT OF LIBRARY RESOURCES ARE PROVIDED ONLINE. THE LIBRARY IS A SELECTIVE DEPOSITORY FOR U.S. AND TEXAS GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS AND A DEPOSITORY FOR DOCUMENTATION OF U.S. PATENTS AND TRADEMARKS. THE BROWN FINE ARTS LIBRARY CONTAINS OVER 200,000 VOLUMES RELATED TO ART, ARCHITECTURE, CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY AND MUSIC. ALL LIBRARY PATRONS ARE WELCOME TO USE FINE ARTS MATERIALS AND FACILITIES, INCLUDING LISTENING EQUIPMENT, VHS, DVD AND LASERDISC PLAYERS.


Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

Name Title Hours Per Week Total Salary
DAVID W LEEBRON PRESIDENT 40.00 $1,299,927
BRENT SMITH ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 40.00 $829,472
VIKAS MITTAL PROFESSOR 40.00 $816,320
DAVID BAILIFF HEAD FOOTBALL COACH 40.00 $805,088
RICHARD GREENSPAN DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS RECREATION AND FITNESS 40.00 $656,962
BENJAMIN BRAUN HEAD BASKETBALL COACH 40.00 $644,061
GEORGE L MCLENDON PROVOST 40.00 $616,421
KEVIN KIRBY VP FOR ADMINISTRATION 40.00 $602,189
ALLISON THACKER CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER 40.00 $561,689
WILLIAM GLICK DEAN OF GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 40.00 $538,086
DARROW ZEIDENSTEIN VP FOR RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 40.00 $499,523
EDWIN THOMAS DEAN OF ENGINEERING 40.00 $462,835
EUGENE LEVY FORMER OFFICER 40.00 $444,712
RICHARD ZANSITIS GENERAL COUNSEL 40.00 $440,585
KATHERINE COLLINS VP FOR FINANCE 40.00 $428,283
RONALD LONG ASSOCIATE TREASURER 40.00 $423,561
DANIEL CARSON DEAN OF NATURAL SCIENCES 40.00 $416,099
LINDA THRANE VP FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS 40.00 $386,857
CHRISTOPHER MUNOZ VP FOR ENROLLMENT 40.00 $372,536
EVELYN STEWART ASSOCIATE TREASURER 40.00 $331,319
CLAIRE NELSON ASSOCIATE TREASURER 40.00 $315,120
JOSEPH DAVIDSON ASSISTANT SECRETARY 40.00 $281,838
CARLOS GARCIA FORMER OFFICER 40.00 $268,800
LARRY PEREZ ASSOCIATE TREASURER 40.00 $218,637
VETA BYRD-PEREZ ASSISTANT SECRETARY 40.00 $169,723
RENEE BLOCK ASSISTANT SECRETARY 40.00 $125,404
LAURA ARNOLD TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
JAMES S TURLEY TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
GUILLERMO TREVINO TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
DOYLE L ARNOLD TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
EDWARD B ADAMS JR TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
DOUGLAS LEE FOSHEE TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
CHARLES SZALKOWSKI TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
BEN HOLLINGSWORTH TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
LYNN LAVERTY ELSENHANS TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
ALBERT Y CHAO TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
LARRY KELLNER TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
JD BUCKY ALLSHOUSE TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
T JAY COLLINS TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
ROBERT M TAYLOR JR TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
KEITH T ANDERSON TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
JUDGE LEE H ROSENTHAL TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
ROBERT B TUDOR III CHAIR, BOARD OF TRUSTEES 15.00 $0
MARK DANKBERG TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
JOHN V JAGGERS TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
RANDA DUNCAN WILLIAMS TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
R RALPH PARKS TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
JEFFREY A SMISEK TRUSTEE 2.00 $0
LAWRENCE H GUFFEY TRUSTEE 2.00 $0

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