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President Blanchard Hosts Spring 2022 Virtual Campus Opening Meeting

Faculty & Staff Convene for A Look Forward in the New Year


By Sheryl E. Taylor 

A new year brings forth a plethora of opportunities for new successes for the campus community. UHD President Loren J. Blanchard is opening the new year with the Spring 2022 Virtual Campus Opening Meeting, from 2 to 4 p.m., on Monday, Jan. 24 for faculty and staff.

This virtual meeting, which will be held at the beginning of each semester, is dedicated to highlighting a review of the previous semester, updating important areas throughout the University and looking forward to events on the horizon for our campus.

The agenda will include updates on COVID-19, Administration & Finance, ESO, and the Strategic Plan, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) process. See the Meeting Agenda here.

Faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to attend. Please RSVP.

For questions or more information, visit SpecialEvents@uhd.edu.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second-largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 60,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.