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September
2021
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Higher Education Headlines: September 27

Summary

By Sheryl E. Taylor

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Opinion: To Increase in Texas’ Future, Increase Support for Pell Grants
Houston Chronicle
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College President Turnover Sees Uptick in 2021. What’s Driving the Churn?
Houston Business Journal
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Review: The Dystopian Delta University
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The UT-Austin Liberty Institute? What’s that?
Inside Higher Ed
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Expanding Local Community College Transfer Pathways
Inside Higher Ed
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Rice Gets $100 million Grant for Future Student Center, New Endowments
Houston Chronicle
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College Board Plans ‘Lighter, Shorter’ CSS Profile – Now Free for Families Earning Less Than $100K
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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TSU Law Students Voice Concerns About Technology
Houston Chronicle
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Surviving Among The Giants
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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How Rick Singer’s ‘Side Door’ Worked in College Admissions Scandal
The Wall Street Journal
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UT-Austin Attempts to Calm Faculty Concerns Over Planned Liberty Institute Organized With Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Conservative Donors
The Texas Tribune
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Higher Ed: Short Term and Long Term
Inside Higher Ed
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Why Men are Disappearing on Campus
The Wall Street Journal
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Climbing Toward Vaccine Compliance
Inside Higher Ed
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A ‘Forceful Voice’ for Community Colleges
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.