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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: June 7

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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San Jacinto College Anonymous Donor Gives Free Tuition to 2021 High School Grads
Houston Chronicle
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New CDC Guidance: Colleges Where ‘Everyone is Vaccinated’ Can Return to Full, In-person Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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A New Mega-University Expects to Earn Big Money Immediately. Are Its Projections Too Ambitious?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Federal Student Loan Loss Forecast Rises by $53 Billion
The Wall Street Journal
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Texas Universities Got More State Funding This Year Than They Anticipated – But They’re Still Hoping For More Support
The Texas Tribune

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Tulsa Race Massacre Is Now An MBA Case Study at Harvard
The Wall Street Journal

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Transfer Rates Tumble at Two-Year Colleges
Inside Higher Ed
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Boom, Not Bust, For Employer-Funded Learning
Inside Higher
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Opinion: Reimagining Higher Education for The Age of Flexible Work
Inside Higher Ed
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Our Broke Public Universities
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Rise of Remote Work May Reshape College Towns. Here’s How These Campuses Are Wooing Transplants.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Gift From Mackenzie Scott Put Overlooked Colleges and Universities In The Spotlight
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
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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 54,000 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.