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

UHD Strong: Your Gift Matters

Dear UHD Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Friends, The University of Houston-Downtown prides itself on its tenacity, drive and commitment to serve our community, state, nation-and one another. Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, we are coming together to do what UHD is known for-giving back. It has been incredibly inspiring to witness the tremendous outpouring … Continue reading UHD Strong: Your Gift Matters

Dean Michael Fields Announces Retirement

Dear UHD Community, Dr. Michael Fields has helped drive the immense growth of the Marilyn Davies College of Business. As dean, he’s transformed the Davies College into one of the city’s leading institutions for graduate and undergraduate business studies. Recently, Dean Fields informed me of his intention to retire at the conclusion of this academic … Continue reading Dean Michael Fields Announces Retirement

University College Dean Chris Birchak Retiring

Dear UHD Community: For more than 30 years, Dr. Chris Birchak has served the University of Houston-Downtown in many roles, including her current position as Dean of the University College—a position she has held since 2004. Recently, she informed the Provost and myself of her intent to retire in the near future, which will indeed … Continue reading University College Dean Chris Birchak Retiring