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TOGETHER, SOAR TOGETHER, WE WE RISE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON STRATEGIC PLAN

At the University of Houston, we don’t play it safe.

We didn’t play it safe when we told the world:
We’re going to be Tier One.

We didn’t play it safe when we announced:
We’re going to have a College of Medicine.

We didn’t play it safe when we declared:
We’re going to reclaim our athletic glory.

We didn’t play it safe when we promised:
We’re going to raise a billion dollars.

At the University of Houston, we don’t play it safe.

We didn’t play it safe when we told the world:
We’re going to be Tier One.

We didn’t play it safe when we announced:
We’re going to have a College of Medicine.

We didn’t play it safe when we declared:
We’re going to reclaim our athletic glory.

We didn’t play it safe when we promised:
We’re going to raise a billion dollars.

We took a risk that we could fail. Some thought we would. But we didn’t.
With your help, we rang the bell on every. one.
of. those. promises.

You made the seemingly impossible
possible.

Stretching beyond our comfort zone is a part of our DNA …
but achieving those goals was last decade’s victory.

We’re moving the goalposts.
Setting our sights even higher.

Come see how high we can climb in the decade to come.

It’ll take your breath away.

Together, we rise. Together, we soar.

We took a risk that we could fail. Some thought we would. But we didn’t.
With your help, we rang the bell on every. one.
of. those. promises.

You made the seemingly impossible
possible.

Stretching beyond our comfort zone is a part of our DNA …
but achieving those goals was last decade’s victory.

We’re moving the goalposts.
Setting our sights even higher.

Come see how high we can climb in the decade to come.

It’ll take your breath away.

Together, we rise. Together, we soar.

VISION

Building a Top 50 Public University

Goal 1

Student Success

Provide a Top Tier, Inclusive Educational Experience to All

Learn More About the Student Success Goal

Goal 2

Nationally Competitive Research

Build a Research Powerhouse that Impacts our Region & the World

Learn More About the Nationally Competitive Research Goal

Goal 3

Social Responsibility

Serve as an Exemplar for Equitable & Inclusive Community Engagement

Learn More About the Social Responsibility Goal

Goal 4

Nationally Relevant Athletics

Build a Competitive Athletics Program

Learn More About the Nationally Relevant Athletic Goal

Goal 5

Competitive Funding

Build a Sustainable Funding Base to Support Vision & Goals

Learn More About the Competitive Funding Goal

The University of Houston Strategic Plan, "Together, We Rise. Together, We Soar.," is a decade-long strategy to transform core initiatives of the University from 2021-2031. We invite you to explore our goals and how we intend to achieve them.