President’s Fall 2022 Lecture Series Kicks Off Sept. 19
The President’s Lecture Series returns! The Fall 2022 inaugural event will be held from 11:30 to 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19. Presentations and discussion will center around the topic Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) Past, Present, & Future.
UHD President Loren J. Blanchard’s special guests will include two luminaries in the area of Hispanic student success (bios below). More information and speaker bios are available online.
The entire campus community is invited to attend this important event. Register online.
Dr. Anne-Marie Núñez, Executive Director, Diana Natalicio Institute for Hispanic Student Success, The University of Texas at El Paso
Dr. Patrick L. Valdez, Former Chancellor and Professor of Education, The University of New Mexico–Taos
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 more than 15,000 students, boasts more than 61,000 alumni, and offers 46 bachelor’s degrees, 11 master’s degrees, and 17 fully online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences & Technology.
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.