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October
2021
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Higher Education Headlines: October 11

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Expert View: How to Build ‘Mutually Beneficial’ Employer-University Relationships
Houston Business Journal
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These Were Last Fall’s Winners and Losers in Undergraduate Enrollment
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Department to Establish Student Aid Enforcement Office
Inside Higher Ed
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University Consortium Receives $5 million to Expand Latino Humanities Studies, Scholarships
Houston Chronicle
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College Endowments Soared in 2021 – But That Doesn’t Mean a Wave of Cash
Houston Business Journal
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University of St. Thomas’ First Collegiate esports Team Aims to Redefine ‘Gamer’
Houston Chronicle
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Attention College Presidents: Your endowments are exploding. Time to do something bold.
Houston Business Journal
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UTHealth Gets Nearly $4 million from CPRIT to Train Cancer-research Scientists, Researchers
Houston Business Journal
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The Future of Community Colleges
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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‘Playing Long Ball”: Initiative to Help HBCU’s Enhance Career Readiness and Leadership for Students
Inside Higher Ed
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No Return to ‘Normal’
Inside Higher Ed
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‘Major Overhaul’ of Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Inside Higher Ed
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Lamar University Fires Two Student Services Administrators for Asking Students About Vaccination Status
Inside Higher Ed
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Director of Rice University’s Baker Institute Set to Retire
Houston Chronicle
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Higher Ed’s Rocky Reboot: Stretched Supply Chains and Short-Staffed Campuses Have Left Students Hungry and Parents Angry.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Is campus life back to normal?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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UC Could Add 20,000 Seats for Students by 2030 to Meet Surging Enrollment Demand
The Los Angeles Times
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The Future of Higher Ed is Occurring at The Margins
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.