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2020
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Higher Education Headlines: December 14

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

UT Will Stop Using Controversial Algorithm to Evaluate Computer Science Ph.D. Applicants
Inside Higher Ed
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After Peak of ‘H-Town Takeover,’ UH Football Season Ticket Sales Plummet
Houston Chronicle
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Fauci Tells Colleges to Expect More Centralized COVID-19 Policies Under Biden Administration
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Purdue made it through the fall. Does that mean Mitch Daniels was right?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Real COVID-19 Enrollment Crisis: Fewer Low-income Students Went Straight to College
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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‘A Tremendous Amount of Fear’: Will Major Cuts Threaten Research Universities’ Work?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Texas A&M Bush Foundation Names New CEO After Lengthy Search
Houston Chronicle
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Houston Higher Education Institutions Look Forward to the Future as HPE Moves HQ to Town
Houston Business Journal
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Education Dept. Extends Relief for Student Borrowers
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Hit by COVID-19, Colleges Do the Unthinkable and Cut Tenure
The Wall Street Journal
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Higher Ed Faces a Long and Uneven Recovery, Ratings Agencies Warn
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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How the Pandemic Worsened – and Highlighted – Community Colleges’ Chronic Challenges
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Has internationalization ‘hit a brick wall’? After four decades on the front line, this China expert is worried.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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One Wanted Normalcy and One Wanted Remote: How Two West Texas Universities Operated in COVID-19 Hotspots This Fall
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 Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 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.