Legislative Session Update

A University of Houston System announcement was distributed Sunday, May 26 with news from Texas' 86th Legislative Session. The session concluded yesterday, and I am pleased to report that the University of Houston-Downtown is among the state universities receiving an increase in funding for the next biennium, as well as the support of the legislature in several other key requests.

Congratulations Spring 2018 Graduates

Dear UHD Community, This weekend, the University of Houston-Downtown will conclude its spring commencement ceremonies, and I am looking forward to congratulating more than 1,400 graduates at Minute Maid Park. Last Friday, I also was honored to preside over the Marilyn Davies College of Business Commencement program. I applaud all of our spring graduates on … Continue reading Congratulations Spring 2018 Graduates

Newly Appointed Provost Search Committee

Dear University Community, As you are aware, the University of Houston-Downtown is engaged in a search for its next Senior Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs and Provost. A new search committee is in place and will work alongside the consulting firm of Michael Wheless & Associates in identifying top candidates from across the … Continue reading Newly Appointed Provost Search Committee

Focusing on Strategic Enrollment Management

Dear UHD Community, During my recent Report to the Community, I addressed the University of Houston-Downtown’s enrollment. UHD’s strategic efforts in the areas of student success have produced great results with graduation and retention rates significantly improving. Although we’ve made gains in student success, our enrollment has remained flat. This is especially so at the … Continue reading Focusing on Strategic Enrollment Management

Invest in Blue – UHD Here, We Go.

Dear UHD Community: Thank you for participating in a memorable week of events at the University of Houston-Downtown. Our Invest in Blue events celebrated the University's successes and its vision for the future. Most importantly, these events reflected the hard work and commitment of our entire Gator Family. We began the week with Open House … Continue reading Invest in Blue – UHD Here, We Go.