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Higher Education Headlines: December 6

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Congress Averts Government Shutdown, Delays Higher Ed Budget
Inside Higher Ed
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Spartanburg Community College enrollment surges as students take advantage of free tuition initiative
Inside Higher Ed
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Report: How U.S. College, University Boards Stack Up for Diversity
Houston Business Journal
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Everyone Wants to Be a Hispanic-Serving Institution
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Colleges are paying big bucks for coaches. Here’s what else they could be spending the money
on.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Rice University Names Next Director of Kinder Institute for Urban Research
Houston Business Journal
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Where Graduate Enrollments are Booming
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Just rewards? Some colleges cut back during the pandemic, but not when it came to their presidents’ pay packages.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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What Omicron Could Mean for Colleges
Inside Higher Ed
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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 60,000 alumni and offers 45 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).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. 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.