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Dr. Abel Antonio Chávez


Join us for the Mass of Installation and Blessing of
Abel A. Chávez, MBA, PhD
Tenth President of Our Lady of the Lake University

Mass of Installation and Blessing

Nov. 4, 2022
5:30 p.m.
Sacred Heart Conventual Chapel (View Campus Map )


Immediately following Liturgy
University Mall Area

Have Questions? Contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at or call 210-431-4163.


Dr. Chávez talking with students

Get to Know the 10th President

Dr. Chávez shares some personal insight into the people who have mentored and guided him, and the things he does for motivation and relaxation.

Getting To Know the 10th President
Dr. Chávez standing on steps in main building

Learn More About President Chávez ávez 

An integrative leader and learner, Dr. Chávez has served in multiple roles in and beyond higher education, allowing him holistic institutional oversight and understanding of the university operation.

View Dr. Chávez's Bio



Dr. Chavez Out In The Community

Dr. Chávez at OLLU Convocation

Met with Broadway executives to thank them for the Broadway Bank Annual Scholarship and to discuss future projects

Dr. Chávez with reporter Sarah Duran from KENS-5

Met with RGV AEC, South Texas College President Ricardo Solis and PhD student Roland Garcia at the H-E-B in Harlingen

Enjoying lunch with students

Bank of America Meet and Greet

With State Senator Jose Menendez

Visit with the OLLU-Houston Alumni Executive Council

Mercedes Enterprise Interview

Visiting the RGV Campus

With RGV Community Leaders

Dr. Chávez showing his school spirit

With OLLU drum line, cheerleaders and dance team at Saints Golf Classic


Dr. Chávez with SA Mayor Ron Nirenberg

Meeting with HACU President Antonio Flores

Dr. Chávez recently visited with a distinguished graduate, Ray Nunez (right), CEO of the Houston engineering company, Taylor & Hill, and Ray's wife, Linda Nunez.

Dr. Chávez granting interview to Catholic Television San Antonio

With Ruben Minutti, Consul de Mexico, receiving a check for an IME-Becas Scholarship

Dr. Chávez with Congressman Joaquin Castro

Helping a freshman move into her dorm

Dr. Chávez with college presidents at a HACU Roundtable meeting in Washington, D.C.

Praying and reflecting near the Rio Grande Valley campus

Playing a round of golf at the Saints Golf Classic