UH Changes in Sugar Land Spark Confusion in Victoria

Just off Highway 59 in fast-growing Fort Bend County, two academic buildings make up a multi-institutional teaching center known as the University of Houston Sugar Land. Most of its university courses are offered by the University of Houston-Victoria, a small but ambitious institution more than 100 miles away.

For roughly 20 years, despite the distance, UH-Victoria has maintained a presence in Sugar Land, where it generates a significant portion of its revenue and houses many of its full-time faculty.

That era will soon end. In February, the regents from the University of Houston System, which is made up of four ...

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