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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: June 28

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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The Need for More Risk Management has Grown for Higher Education and Private K-12 Schools
Houston Business Journal
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Private Colleges Look to Diversify Enrollment by Recruiting Community College Students
Houston Business Journal
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Doubling Pell Has Broad Support, But Is It Attainable?
Inside Higher Ed
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North Alabama Faces Controversy Over Antigay Instagram Post
Inside Higher Ed
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A Decades-Old Law, Now More Important Than Ever
Inside Higher Ed
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Rice Task Force Consider Relocation of Willy Rice Statue
Houston Chronicle
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Student Success This Fall Will Depend on Faculty Staff Cooperation
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Nationwide Staffing Shortages and The Demand for Higher Ed Gigs
Inside Higher Ed
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Rice Scientists Create Process to Seed Solar Panel Crystals
Houston Chronicle
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In Unanimous Ruling, Supreme Court Takes Aim at NCAA’s “Amateurism” Model
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Campus Leaders Take Sides as Biden Mounts Push for Free Community College
Houston Business Journal
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Behind The List: Houston-area MBA Programs Are Seeing Declines in Enrollment
Houston Business Journal
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Google and Apple Give millions to Prairie View A&M University
Houston Business Journal
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Expert View: New $2.5 Million Fund Aims to Inspire College to Pursue Mergers, Partnerships
Houston Business Journal
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“A Mass Exodus” Inflexible Remote-work Policies Could Bring Major Staff Turnover
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 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.