The chief financial officer of the American University in Cairo explains how a financial event the institution planned for still wound up making life harder for everyone involved.
A Syrian architecture student in Cairo wants to work on rebuilding in post-conflict areas. But she is trapped in a policy change that may block her from finishing her degree.
The documentary “Ivory Tower” took a critical look at the costs and benefits of American education. What might it teach Egypt?
As public universities begin charging fees and private universities expand, the poor suffer and the wealthy benefit, the author argues.
Hidden behind many policy decisions is a fundamental question: Should students or the government finance education?
One measure of the status of university professors: Ask a mother if it is all right for her child to marry one.
An analyst argues that the time has come for Moroccan public universities to start asking students for fees.
Egypt’s young people have toppled two inept governments. With a proper education, they could help revive the country, says Farouk El-Baz.
The leader of the Word Bank’s higher-education efforts talks about the institution’s efforts in the MENA region and responds to longstanding suspicions.