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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: November 29

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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TSU Receives $1 million From U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Houston Business Journal
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Is this college ranking faulty?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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UT-Austin to Keep Stan Richards’ Name on Advertising School After He Called Motel Campaign “Too Black”
The Texas Tribune
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Sell the art collection and use the money for scholarships! Why can’t we use the foundation’s assets this way?
Inside Higher Ed
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The Power of Transfer Data
Inside Higher Ed
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Houston Has Two of The Top Three Best Value Colleges in Texas
Houston Chronicle
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A PATH to Greater Public Transit Access
Inside Higher Ed
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Tomlinson: Conservative Culture War Keeping Kids From College, Hurting Economic Future
Houston Chronicle
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Houston Business Owner Contributes $20M to Texas A&M University
Houston Business Journal
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A Forecast From Fitch Sees Widening Gaps in College’s Finances
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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A Push to Bring Refugees to College
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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UT-Austin Professors Criticize University for Halting Antiracism Study with Preschoolers
The Texas Tribune
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Colleges are hiring. But do people want to work there?
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.