Summary: Division of Administration and Finance
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
University Services Communications Coordinator
NEW WORKS OF ART INSTALLED AT THREE UHS CAMPUSES
Houston, December 8, 2011 Back in 1966, our wise university leaders made a decision that
continues to enhance and add prestige to our campus. President Philip Hoffman and the Board
of Regents realized the university was about to grow dramatically and knew art could add to the
beauty of the campus landscape. They voted to establish a progressive policy that would
dedicate one percent of construction costs for all future buildings projects to works of art.
Because of this decision many years ago, the University of Houston currently has one of the
largest notable art collections in the country.
This fall semester, the University of Houston
System has made three more additions to its
collection. Regent's System-wide Art Acquisition
Committee comes together each month to make