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2020
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Higher Education Headlines: November 23

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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A Reason to Be Skeptical of ‘College for All’
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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After Biden is sworn in, does student debt relief come next?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Report: Rich Colleges Keep Getting Richer
Inside Higher Ed
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Prairie View A&M Voter Suppression Case Moves to Settlement
Houston Chronicle
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Baylor to Open Regional Medical Campus in Temple
Houston Chronicle
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As Occupancy Dwindles, College Dorms Go Beyond Students
Houston Business Journal
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Plummeting Community College Enrollments: Inside The Numbers
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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UT Austin Sees Increase in Pell Enrollment
Inside Higher Ed
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How do you retain community-college students? Jill Biden Has a Dissertation for That
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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UT-Austin President Jay Hartzell Poised to Make $1.25 Million Annually
The Texas Tribune
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UHD Breaks Ground on Student Success & Wellness Center
Houston Chronicle

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Prairie View A&M Gets Approval for Ruth J. Simmons Center for Race & Justice
Houston Chronicle
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Colleges Ask Professors to Return to the Classroom. Their Answer? That’s ‘Reckless’
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Harvard Doesn’t Discriminate Against Asian-American Applicants, U.S Appeals Court Says
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 Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 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.