At the University of Houston, Perception is a Challenge

HOUSTON — In her annual fall address last week, University of Houston President Renu Khator touted the many metrics in which the University of Houston has experienced dramatic improvement since 2008, when she arrived on campus. But in an interview in her office last week prior to her speech, Khator said that despite significant changes, the persistent problem of the university's public perception remains.

“From the day I arrived here, I said that this is one of those universities where the substance is ahead of the reputation,” Khator said. “We were known as a university of last choice. Students want ...

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