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2021
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Higher Education Headlines: September 7

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By Sheryl E. Taylor

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UH Board of Regents Calls Special Meeting to Discuss Big 12
Houston Chronicle
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Texas NAACP, Students File federal Civil Rights Complaint Over UT-Austin’s “Eyes of Texas”
The Texas Tribune
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Students Are Going Back to Class, and Property Investors Want to House Them
The Wall Street Journal
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A Generation of Men Give Up on College
The Wall Street Journal
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There’s No Standard Among Colleges’ COVID-vaccination Dashboards
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Brandman University to Become UMass Global
Inside Higher Ed
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At UH Request, City Agrees to Rename Part of Calhoun Road to Remove Nod to Slavery-championing VP
Houston Chronicle
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How a Houston Church Partnered with UH to Bring a New Telehealth Clinic to the Community
Houston Chronicle
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Expert View: What’s Working and Not Working as Private Colleges Struggle with Enrollment, Financial Pressures
Houston Business Journal
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University of St. Thomas’ McNair Center Launches Advisory Board with Two Local Entrepreneurs
Houston Business Journal
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TSU Teams Up with Apple, Joining Network of HBCUs to Teach Coding
Houston Chronicle
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More Out-of-state Students Don’t Bring Colleges Higher Tuition Revenue, Study Finds
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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This Map Tracks Faculty and Staff Experiences With COVID in Real Time
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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Is Your Administration Building Obsolete?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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The Semester of Magical Thinking
The Chronicle of Higher Education
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PVAMU President Ruth Simmons on Social Progress, Building an Endowment and Paying It Forward
Houston Chronicle
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University Risks and OPMs
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.