woes cause KUHT layoffs
In a decision that mirrored the actions
of several PBS stations across the country, KUHT-Channel 8 on Wednesday
laid off 12 employees and left eight
positions vacant. Because of a budgetary
shortfall nearing $1 million, the Houston PBS affiliate housed in the Melcher
Center Public Broadcasting has had to reduce of its workforce by 20 percent,
joining the ranks of other affiliates in Dallas, Nebraska, Chicago, Philadelphia
bill could help students GPA's
With current UH grade-keeping policies,
if a student fails a course, takes it again and passes with a higher grade,
both grades are averaged into the
student's cumulative grade point average.
Also, the hours are still counted as hours earned toward the 120 hours
accepted by the state for a degree.