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President’s Address to the Community Set for Sept. 26

The University of Houston-Downtown invites faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends to the 2019 President’s Report to the Community from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26 in the Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium, Third Floor of the Academic Building.

Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz will deliver his third presidential address since joining UHD in 2016. He will share the University’s goals for the academic year and also spotlight campus growth, including the recent opening of the new College of Sciences and Technology Building.

A reception honoring former Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs Ed Hugetz will immediately follow the address in UHD’s Welcome Center. For more information, contact Liza Alonzo at alonzol@uhd.edu or 713-221.8682.

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 61,000 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 awarded UHD 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.