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March
2021
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Higher Education Headlines: March 22

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

The Edge: Could These New Grants End The Taboo Over Mergers and Partnerships?
Houston Chronicle

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Death to Silos
Inside Higher
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Colleges Counted on Enrolling Latino Students. Now They’re Scrambling.
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Growing Number of Colleges Opt For In-person Graduations
Houston Chronicle
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Houston Baptist University Plans New Buildings, Revitalization as School Grows
Houston Business Journal
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The Pandemic May Have Permanently Altered Campuses. Here’s How.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Higher Education Officials urge Legislature to Invest in Colleges and Universities, After Pandemic’s Toll on Students and Economy
The Texas Tribune
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States Maintain Higher Ed Funding
Inside Higher Ed
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How much will your institution get in coronavirus relief?
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.