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Faculty Assistance

If you have any questions, need assistance, or would like to learn more about Faculty Affairs and Development, feel free to reach out:



Phone: 713-226-5281

Welcome to Faculty Affairs

Greetings, faculty members! Your expertise is a cornerstone of our academic community, shaping the future of UHD. This space serves as a hub for resources, opportunities, and connections that empower you in your educational journey. Thank you for being an integral part of our vision and mission.

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Meet Our Associate Vice President

As the Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development, Dr. Quander is dedicated to supporting UHD faculty and providing opportunities for growth in teaching, scholarship, and service. She also assists the provost in faculty-related matters, including overseeing the rank and tenure process, the grievance process, and faculty hiring.

Additionally, Dr. Quander is responsible for welcoming and orienting new faculty and providing programming for all faculty members. This includes initiatives such as New Faculty Orientation, Faculty Retreats, Tenure Academy, Early Faculty workshop series, and other programs designed to support faculty. Dr. Quander is a Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and has been a faculty member at UHD since Fall 2010.

Dr. Quander​​​​​​
Dr. Judith Quander
Associate Vice President
Faculty Affairs & Development
Academic Affairs

Faculty Spotlight

The 2024 ORCA Research Symposium Was a Hit

Faculty members at ORCA


The Organized Research and Creative Activity (ORCA) program provides small project grants to...

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Celebrating Faculty Excellence at the 2024 Faculty Awards

Faculty members at ORCA


On Tuesday, April 16, 2024, the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) held its annual Faculty...

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