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Higher Education Headlines: April 5

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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See Which Local Universities Rank on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Grad Schools Lists
Houston Business Journal
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Universal Technical Institute to Acquire MIAT College of Technology, Including Houston campus
Houston Business Journal
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The Pandemic Hit The Working Class Hard. The Colleges That Serve Them are Hurting, Too.
The New York Times
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How Can State Funding Incentivize Equity?
Inside Higher Ed
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Biden’s Billions for Higher Ed
Inside Higher
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College Mask Enforcement Becomes More Strict as Pandemic Persists
Houston Chronicle
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Colt McCoy Teamed With Rich Alumni to Pressure University to Keep ‘Eyes of Texas’, E-mails Show
Houston Chronicle
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Texas A&M University System Announces Big Expansion Into North Dallas
Houston Business Journal
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Confronting A Cascading Crisis
Inside Higher Ed

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Rethinking Dual Enrollment to Advance Equitable Transfer
Inside Higher Ed
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Collections Are Halted on Over a Million Students in Default
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Should College Students Be Prioritized for COVID-19 Vaccines Now?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Colleges Break From Corporate Dining Services
Inside Higher Ed
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The Real College Admissions Scandal
Inside Higher Ed
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Houston Colleges Compete in COVID Vaccination Numbers as Eligibility Expands to All Adults
Houston Chronicle
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Job Cuts and Stagnant Salaries: A New Report Details the Pandemic’s Toll on The Faculty
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Rice University Announces Expansion of Student Body and Campus
Houston Chronicle

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Black lawmakers, NAACP and Students Push Back on UT-Austin’s “The Eyes of Texas” Report, Urge School to Lose Song
The Texas Tribune
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About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 54,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.