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UHD Community Invited to Attend Strategic Plan Open Forum

Virtual Sessions Scheduled for March 11

The University of Houston-Downtown’s Strategic Planning Committee is asking for the UHD Community’s feedback on its first draft narrative of the strategic plan at a virtual open forum from noon to 1 p.m. on  Friday, March 11.

“UHD’s Strategic Planning Committee has developed a draft strategic plan that, when completed, will guide UHD’s quest to become a model public, urban university of choice where students, faculty and staff can thrive and fulfill their promise,” said Dr. Sheila Lloyd, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to register to attend the forum via Zoom. After the event, attendees are asked to complete a survey and share their thoughts. For more information on UHD’s Strategic Planning Process, visit the website. 

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and 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 approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.