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Higher Education Headlines: November 30

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Pandemic Accelerates Lone Star College System Plans for Online Degrees
Houston Chronicle
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Texas A&M President Michael Young Resigns Earlier Than Planned
Houston Chronicle
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Is the pandemic pushing a wave of presidents out? Not yet.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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A College Professor as First Lady
Inside Higher Ed
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Ed. Dept. Analysis Projects $435 Billion in Student Loan Losses
Inside Higher Ed
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Who will replace Lamar Alexander?
Inside Higher Ed
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Purdue Gives $750 Bonus to All Faculty and Non-Executive Staff
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 61,000 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 awarded UHD 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.