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Higher Education Headlines: February 22


By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Colleges to House New Center That Trains Black Entrepreneurs
Houston Chronicle
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Regional Public Universities Don’t Need Rescuing
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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UND Hires Eric Link as New Provost and VP of Academic Affairs
Grand Forks Herald
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The Great Contraction: Cuts Alone Will Not Be Enough to Turn Colleges’ Fortunes Around
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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More Colleges Envision Returning to In-person Learning This Fall
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 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.