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Administration Admissions Students Teaching

Arab Universities Must Admit the Cost of Corruption

Elizabeth Buckner | 09 Oct 2013

A recent report by Transparency International, “Global Corruption Report: Education,” largely skips Arab universities. But corruption in the region’s institutions is affecting admissions, grading, and administration, writes a scholar of comparative education.

Administration Liberal Arts Profiles Quality Control Research

Conversation with Karma El Hassan: Driving Quality Control With Data

Rasha Faek | 02 Oct 2013

One of the foremost figures in the Arab world to use performance measurement to improve higher education talks about institutional research.

Administration Study Abroad

Higher-Education Cooperation Grows Between the Gulf and Europe

Daria Solovieva | 01 Oct 2013

Universities from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and those from Europe are increasing their collaborative efforts.

Administration Finances

U.S. Agency Waffles on International Higher Ed Partnerships

Sarah Lynch | 24 Sep 2013

A major U.S. aid agency came close to backing out of its commitments to higher-education programs in the Middle East and North Africa region.


Arab University Administrators Get Their Own Report Card

Elizabeth Buckner | 23 Sep 2013

A book has just been released about a group of higher-education institutions in the Middle East and North Africa that worked with the World Bank to create a system that measures the effectiveness of governance.

Administration Curriculum Students Teaching

Business Schools in Emerging Markets Can be World Leaders

Wilfried R. Vanhonacker | 20 Sep 2013

Building on experience in China and Russia, a business school professor talks about how working in the developing world can be an advantage that can take institutions to the top.

Administration Conflict Students

Easing the Syrian Conflict’s Toll on Higher Education

Rami Zaatari | 18 Sep 2013

War in Syria has pushed professors to emigrate, students to drop out, and destroyed university buildings. But many Syrian universities press on, and there are ways to help them, the author says.

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Egypt Poised to Give Guards at Public Universities More Power

Mohamed Mahmoud, Sarah Lynch | 11 Sep 2013

The military-backed interim government wants to give guards on campuses the power to investigate allegations and turn evidence over to public prosecutors. Many fear the measure could cramp political and academic freedom.


Expatriate-to-Emirati Switch Stuns Some UAE Academics

Sarah Lynch | 10 Jul 2013

The sudden replacement of five campus directors at the Higher Colleges of Technology is leaving many administrators wondering about their future.

Administration Employment Finances Profiles

A Conversation With the World Bank’s Higher Ed Leader

| 04 Jul 2013

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.

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