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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: May 3

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Going Big: Biden’s Ambitious American Families Plan is Welcome News for Leaders of Community Colleges and Minority-serving Institutions
Inside Higher Ed
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Among the Early Adopters of COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements, Colleges in Red States Lag Behind Those in Blue States. Will The Trend Persist?
Inside Higher Ed
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Biden Details $1.8 Trillion Plan for Workers, Students and Families
The New York Times
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Biden Proposes Free Community College, Pell Expansion
Inside Higher Ed
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Texas Lawmakers Follow Alabama, Florida With Push to Help College Football Players Get Paid
Houston Chronicle

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As Travel Restrictions Lift, International Enrollments Could Rebound. Do Visa Backlogs Stand In The Way?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Academic Libraries Led Universities Into The Socially Distant Era. Now, They Are Planning for What Comes Next.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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This Trustee Was Censured By His Board. Now The Supreme Court Will Weigh In.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Students Want Online Learning Options Post-Pandemic
Inside Higher Ed
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Now On Sale: Your Brand
Inside Higher Ed
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Rice Partially Lifts Mask Mandate; Changes Testing Requirements
Houston Chronicle
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Pennsylvania’s Plans to Consolidate Six Universities
Inside Higher Ed
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Undergraduate Enrollments This Spring See Steepest Drop Since Pandemic Began
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Biden’s Plan Would Make Community College Free. It Could Also Have Unintended Downsides.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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WSJ Ranks UHD Highest in Diversity for Southern Schools
Houston Business Journal
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The COVID Precautions Colleges Should Take This Fall
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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A History of Funding Failures at Texas HBCUs
Houston Chronicle
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House Votes to Ban School Vouchers, Cap Attorney General Spending as Part of Its $246 Billion State Budget
The Texas Tribune
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College Athletes Could Be Paid for Their Name and Likeness Under Bill Approved by Texas Senate
The Texas Tribune
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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.