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  • Compensation and Budget Decisions

    I write to update you today on important budgetary decisions for the current year (FY 2020-21) as well as for the next year (FY2021-22).

    July 8, 2021

  • Update: Transition and Reopening

    As we approach the end of this tumultuous, pandemic-plagued semester, it’s only natural to wonder what awaits us this summer and fall.  While we cannot be certain of the future, we have to plan for it now – and we must do so based on the information available today and with the ability to alter the course should the circumstances change. With this in mind, I would like to offer you guidelines about the process and a timeline for our campus reopening.

    May 10, 2021

  • Update - Summer & Fall Semesters

    Congratulations on completing a very challenging semester! A double congratulations to the seniors graduating next week! With the improvement in the fight against COVID-19, we now have plans in place for the UH community to return to normal during the next few months. For those of you not graduating this spring, please read on to learn about the coming semesters.

    May 5, 2021

  • President's Update: Legislature, Commencement, Fall Semester

    We are almost at the end of the academic year, and what a year it has been with the global pandemic, an economic downturn, issues related to social injustice and hate crimes. Even during these times, our UH community has continued to educate students, conduct research and serve the community.

    April 13, 2021

  • COVID-19 Safety Protocols at UH

    I hope you and your family are safe and healthy. I write to you today to provide further guidance on the COVID-19 safety protocols following Gov. Abbott’s March 2 Executive Order that will lift the statewide mask mandate and allow Texas businesses to resume operating at 100 percent capacity effective March 10.

    March 5, 2021

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President’s Fall Address

2020 Fall Address

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