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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: January 25

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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President Biden Seeks $35 Billion for Colleges in Reopening Plan
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Biden Orders More COVID Guidance for Colleges
Inside Higher Ed
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Kansas Regents Make it Easier to Dismiss Tenured Professors
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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UH Researchers to Address COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Minority Communities
Houston Chronicle
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Biden’s Pick to Lead Consumer Protection Agency is An Aggressive Advocate for Student Borrowers
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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State Support for Public Colleges, 2002-18
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Biden Extends Break on Repaying Student Loans
Inside Higher Ed
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Adding College Transfer to the Biden Administration’s Agenda
Inside Higher Ed
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Biden Makes immigration Day 1 Priority
Inside Higher Ed
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Student Sues Rice University, Demands Refund Over Online Learning During COVID
Houston Chronicle
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Most People Know Her as Jill Biden.
But to Some She is Dr. B., The Compassionate and Caring Educator Who Went the Extra Mile.

The Washington Post
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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.