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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: November 8

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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College Finances are Being Eaten From The Inside
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Progress Report: UH Offers Sneak Peek at College of Medicine Building
Houston Business Journal
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Free College is Dead in Congress, But It’s Alive and Well in the States
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Chronicle Review: Totalitarianism Takes Aim at Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Three University of Florida experts couldn’t testify on a voting-rights law. This professor had no trouble.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Edge: The Tech Challenges Ahead
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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From Crisis Comes Opportunity
Inside Higher Ed
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Advocates Say Rice, City are Leaving Community Out of Ion’s ‘Community Benefits Sgreement’
Houston Chronicle
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Is a massive dorm project ‘inspired and revolutionary’ or ‘billionaire egomania’?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Admissions as a game of chance? New research says lotteries could decrease diversity.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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A Sinking Student Housing Empire
The New York Times
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Higher Education’s Role in The Great Resignation
Inside Higher Ed
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Rice University Announces $2 billion Fundraising Campaign to Fund New Programs, Campus Improvements
Houston Chronicle
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Financial Aid Offices Face Staffing Shortages
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 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.