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Statement on UH Joining the Big 12 Conference

Published Sep 10, 2021 by A.J. Mistretta

University of Houston

Statement Attributable to Bob Harvey, President and CEO, Greater Houston Partnership

“The Greater Houston Partnership is thrilled to congratulate the University of Houston as it joins the Big 12 Conference! This move affirms UH’s position as a powerhouse university and will significantly enhance Houston’s profile on the national stage as we work to recruit companies and talent to Houston. A stronger UH means a stronger Houston. 

Congratulations go to UH Chancellor Renu Khator, who has shepherded the university for more than a decade, investing heavily in athletics and academics so that it would be ready for this important moment.” 

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