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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: November 22

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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The Interview: Startup President Bullish on Growth Plans Despite Criticism
Houston Business Journal
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Ohio State University Unveils a Plan for All Students to Graduate Debt Free
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Rutgers Camden Arts and Sciences Professors Vote No Confidence in New Chancellor Antonio Tillis
Inside Higher Ed
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What will higher education look like 15 years from now?
Inside Higher Ed
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Build Back Better’s Pell Grant Provision Prompts Debate in Higher-ed Circles
Houston Business Journal
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H-E-B CEO Contributes $5M to Prairie View for Scholarships
Houston Business Journal
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Editorial: First Black president at Rice Proves Transformative Change is Possible
Houston Chronicle
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Expert View: College textbook prices have gotten out of hand. This Texas nonprofit is all over it.
Houston Business Journal
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The Artemis Fund Leads $26M Funding Round for College Savings App UNest
Houston Business Journal
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After Years of Advocacy, Yale University Agrees to ‘Historic Deal’ with City of New Haven
Houston Business Journal
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Undergraduate Enrollment has Continued Its Decline
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Higher Ed, From Static to Dynamic
Inside Higher Ed
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Rice, UH top Princeton Review Lists for Entrepreneurial Programs for Third Year in a Row
Houston Business Journal
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Rice University to Break Ground on Fine Arts Building in 2022, to Be Designed by Alumnus
Houston Business Journal
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University of Florida Dean Says Ge was Directed to Reject Professor’s Request to Testify Against The State
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Boards: Who’s really in charge?
Inside Higher Ed
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M.D. Anderson Foundation pledges $1M to UH College of Medicine
Houston Business Journal
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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).

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.