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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: June 14

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Lack of Funding, Resources Biggest Challenge for Athletics at Historically Black Colleges
Houston Chronicle

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After Deep Drops, International Applications Rebound, Survey Finds
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Texas Gets 7th Public University System
Inside Higher Ed

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Undemocratic Civics at Purdue?
Inside Higher Ed
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San Jacinto College Anonymous Donor Gives Free Tuition to 2021 High School Grads
Houston Chronicle
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After Deep Drops, International Applications Rebound, Survey Finds
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Spring Enrollment’s Final Count Is In. Colleges Lost 600,000 Students.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Inside One University’s Hybrid-work Decision
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Invisibility of Transfer Students
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.