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.

Search Committees Set for Deans Searches

Dear UHD Community, As you are aware, our institution is undertaking national searches to identify candidates for two very important leadership roles. Both Dr. Michael Fields, dean of the Marilyn Davies College of Business, and Dr. Chris Birchak, dean of the University College, recently announced their respective retirements. Search committees for these deans’ positions are … Continue reading Search Committees Set for Deans Searches

A Message from UHD President Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz

It takes true grit to overcome adversity and rise to any challenge. All of you showed “Gator grit” over the past few weeks as our city was showered by Harvey’s rains. Some of you suffered losses, but are working to return to campus. Others jumped into action to help Houstonians in need. And of course, … Continue reading A Message from UHD President Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz

Supporting DACA Students

Dear UHD Faculty, Staff and Students, The University of Houston-Downtown is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. As an urban institution of higher learning, UHD is acutely aware of the important contributions of students from diverse backgrounds and experiences. The recent statement regarding the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program … Continue reading Supporting DACA Students