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Recognizing the important role that the city of Houston plays in Rice’s success‚ President Leebron also hosted and participated in events that engaged the city’s civic and corporate leaders‚ as well as major foundations‚ in this important conversation about the university’s future. 

Engaging Houston  

Foundations‚ including the:

  • Brown Foundation
  • Welch Foundation
  • Cullen Foundation
  • Cullen Trust for Higher Education
  • Cullen Trust for Performing Arts
  • M.D. Anderson Foundation
  • John S. Dunn Research Foundation
  • Alkek Foundation
  • Fondren Foundation

Call to Conversation Civic and Corporate Leader Breakfast Participants included representatives from: 

  • AIM Investments
  • Alpheus Communications
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
  • Aquinas Corporation
  • Aramco Services Company
  • Baker Hughes Incorporated
  • Bank of America
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • CapRock Communications
  • City of Houston
  • Cooper Cameron Corp.
  • Cooper Industries‚ LTD
  • D.E. Shaw Group
  • Duke Energy International
  • Eddy Refining Company
  • ExxonMobil Production Company
  • Finger Interests‚ Inc.
  • Former U.S. Ambassador to the World Trade Organization
  • Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
  • Giles Enterprises‚ Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs & Company
  • Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Harris County Judge
  • Houston Chronicle
  • Houston City Council
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • Houston Parks Board
  • Houston Rockets
  • Jain & Jain‚ P.C.
  • JB Poindexter & Co.‚ Inc.
  • Locke Liddell & Sapp LLP
  • Marathon Oil Corporation
  • NASA/Johnson Space Center
  • Reliant Energy‚ Inc.
  • Riviana Foods‚ Inc.
  • SBC
  • Scenic Houston
  • Service Corporation International
  • Southgate Civic Club
  • Texas House of Representatives 
  • Texas State Senate
  • The Menil Collection
  • The Museum of Fine Arts‚ Houston
  • UBS Investment Bank
  • United Space Alliance
  • University Place Association
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • Wachovia Securities
  • Waste Management‚ Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank