Sam Bahour is a Palestinian-American businessman. He does business consulting as Applied Information Management (AIM) and is the Chairman of Americans for a Vibrant Palestinian Economy. He served as a Board of Trustee member at Birzeit University from 2004 to 2010. He writes frequently on Palestinian affairs and blogs at www.epalestine.com.
A plan for a university for Palestinians inside and outside their homeland goes back a long way, and it’s still an idea worth pursuing.
In Palestine, institutions of higher education are vital to the future but have to fight on two fronts just to survive, says the author, a Palestinian-American businessman.