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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: April 26

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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A System Leader Sells His Vision for Remaking Public Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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UT-Austin’s Longhorn Band Will Be Forced to Play “The Eyes of Texas” Song That’s Become a Source of Fierce Division
The Texas Tribune
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Charting A New Normal
Inside Higher Ed
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Forced Out: The Faces of Higher Education’s Historic Layoffs
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Lawmakers Asked to Consider Funding for Apprenticeships at Two-Year Colleges
Inside Higher Ed
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“They’re Giving Up”: How COVID Red Tape is Decimating International Higher Education in Texas
Houston Chronicle
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Test-Optional Admissions Yields Benefits
Inside Higher Ed
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Here’s Who Was Hit Hardest by Higher Ed Pandemic-Driven Job Losses
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Vaccine Dilemma: Should Colleges Mandate COVID-19 shots? Encourage? Incentivize? All of the above?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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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.