15
March
2021
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Higher Education Headlines: March 15

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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What Higher Education Has Endured for The Last Year
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Some Texas Colleges Keep Spring Break While Others Adapt Due to Pandemic Concerns
The Texas Tribune
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Vaccine Timing ‘Fortunate’ for Admissions
Inside Higher Ed

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Houston Baptist University Breaks Ground on Law Complex, Including Independence Hall
Houston Business Journal
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The New Enrollment Playbook
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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A New Term, The Same Enrollment Losses
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Aid Bill With $40 Billion for Higher Ed Gets Final Approval from Congress
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Enrollment Managers Are Flying Blind
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Football Has Long Been The Third Rail for College Leaders. It’s Even More Perilous Now.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Rethinking Title IX
Inside Higher Ed
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UT-Austin Releases Report On History of “The Eyes of Texas”
The Texas Tribune
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Several Texas College Campuses to Keep Mask Mandates After Governor’s Order
The Texas Tribune
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Big 10 Presidents Kept Return-to-School, Football Communications Out of Public Eye
The Washington Post

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Rice University to Eventually Hire More Faculty, Expand Building to Accommodate More Undergraduate Business Students
Houston Business Journal
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Changes In Financial Aid
Inside Higher Ed
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Federal Advisory Panel to Revoke Recognition of Embattled Accreditor
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.