For those of you who are new to our campus, let me say welcome to the University of Houston. And to those who are returning, I'm so pleased to say welcome back.
It is understandable that many of you are approaching the fall with anticipation and concern given the pandemic we continue to navigate. I can imagine this is especially true for our freshman class and your families.
August 17, 2020
I hope you and your families are safe and healthy and that you are excited about the start of this fall semester. It is understandable that many of you are also approaching the fall with anticipation and concern given the pandemic we continue to navigate. It is sometimes difficult to grasp the physical, emotional and financial toll it has taken on all of us.
August 17, 2020
I hope you and your families are safe and healthy. In three weeks, we will begin perhaps the most unusual and challenging fall semester. Thank you for your patience and dedication as we plan to fulfill our mission of providing learning opportunities to our students in as safe an environment as possible.
August 3, 2020
President Renu Khator shared significant news items that impact the University community. She addressed revised COVID-19 return to work protocols - including new face mask requirements, the establishment of a $1 million research fund for faculty and the University’s next steps toward addressing race relations and social justice.
June 24, 2020
I hope you and your families are safe and healthy. These are unsettling times due to the pandemic’s impact on the nation’s economy and public health. I know that you value your education and its positive influence on your future. We value your education, too, because we know that as we emerge from this crisis, we will need leaders and thinkers like you to shape our common future.
June 12, 2020