UHV looks to increase its economic impact on the Crossroads economy

Colleges and universities not only offer ways to educate a community, they also serve as a major economic driver. one. UHV projects to become even more so in the future.

University of Houston-Victoria



Bob Glenn, president of UHV presented his findings this mornings Victoria Economic Development partnership meeting, about how UHV helps to drive the local economy, mainly by increasing student enrollment, employees, and also by providing an educated work force to the area. Glenn says that currently, the school provides around 320 million dollars in economic impact to the community, and with the expansion of the campus and the continued growing enrollment, Glenn says that number will only grow even higher in the future.

“We expect to grow to around 6000 students in Victoria over the next 10 years, and if we are successful in doing that, as we believe we will be, that will grow to about a 500 million dollar economic impact,” said Glenn.

Glenn says that he will have more regarding the future of UHV during the UHV presidents annual report and excellence award ceremony, next Tuesday the 10th. To attend this virtual ceremony, visit: https://www.uhvconnect.org/


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