University of Houston System Board of Regents Share Their Thoughts

portrait-mendoza_pmMembers of the University of Houston System Board of Regents were invited to share their thoughts in answering the following questions:

  1. What is the strongest (or best) memory of your own college experience?
  2. What is the University of Houston’s greatest strength?
  3. What are the greatest challenges facing higher education today?

Paula Mendoza
From my perspective, the greatest challenges facing higher education today are the reduction in funding for public institutions, the imbalance in college readiness, particularly among Latino and African American youth, and the proficiencies required for a growing STEM workforce. Student success requires preparation in elementary, middle and high school… Continue reading from the source.