Tyler L. Hough, MS

A social entrepreneur and nonprofit strategist, Tyler L. Hough has spent the past decade building and leading organizations that make a difference in the world. He currently serves as the executive director of the Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture, a nonprofit that for 50+ years has leveraged the power of place and people to create transformative learning experiences for college students.

Tyler’s research interests include organizational strategic planning, assessment and outcomes, and innovative student learning initiatives. Practically, he is drawn to opportunities that empower communities and strengthen organizations to create greater impact. Tyler has published work in the Metropolitan Universities Journal and presented his research at NAFSA and the Society for Experiential Education (SEE) Conference.

Tyler holds a master’s degree in higher education policy from Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy, a bachelor’s degree in political science from Loyola University Chicago, and certificates in finance, project management strategy, and DEI from the University of Chicago.

Tyler is a marathon runner and lives in Chicago with his partner and their three dogs.