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University of Houston DEI & LGBTQ support centers open, for now, amid closure fears

Posted on · Signs posted on the UH campus this week said the offices had disbanded in order to comply with Senate Bill 17, an impending Texas law that bans public universities from implementing diversity, equity and inclusion practices. The university called the signage "premature."

UH Higher Ed Texas Tribune


Texas Senate’s priority bills on higher ed would end tenure, diversity policies

Posted on · The bills are part of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s list of priorities and, if passed as filed, could have profound impacts on how Texas universities recruit top faculty and other employees.

Houston Matters

State Goal: Get 60 Percent of Texans a College Degree By 2030

Posted on · Last month, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board adopted a new plan called 60x30TX. The overarching goal: to get 60 percent of Texans between 25 and 34 a college degree or certificate by 2030. The coordinating board says the goal focuses on 25 to 34-year-olds as an indicator of the economic future of the state […]

Houston Matters

UH President Discusses Issues Facing Higher Education Today

Posted on · Since January 2008, Renu Khator has served as Chancellor of the University of Houston System, and President of UH. In that role, she has overseen an organization serving more than 67,000 students, and a university system that has a significant impact on the Greater Houston community. She’s the first woman to serve as Chancellor of […]