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2023 Legislative Agenda

UHD 2023 Legislative Agenda

Blanchard handing diploma to student

UHD Priority: Enhancing Student Success

Mission-driven to enroll historically excluded, low-income, first-generation students, UHD must effectively provide the most basic needs to ensure student success.

  • Mental Health Services
  • Financial Literacy Training
  • Course Redesign to Eliminate Learning Gaps
  • Increase Academic Advising Support
  • Increase Academic Tutoring and Peer Monitoring Support
  • English as A Second Language
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UHD Priority: Dynamic Academic Environment and
Impactful Knowledge Creation

The creation of the Social Enterprise and Impact Center will provide an interconnected hub between UHD’s academic community and alumni, businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies to provide innovation, research, and new entrepreneurial ventures.

UHD Flood during Harvey

UHD Priority: UHD Public Safety and Emergency Operation
Command Center Building

Student success is only possible when students feel safe. A greater synergistic connection between the Campus Police Office and Emergency Management Services will provide ultimate health and safety for all constituents at UHD.

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UHD Priority: Property Acquisition

UHD’s Campus Master Plan includes additional instructional and laboratory space, additional parking, a Police Department and Emergency Management Command building, and expansion of campus life spaces on real estate tracts adjacent to the campus.