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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 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.