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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.

Administration

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.

Administration Admissions Quality Control

Arab Private Universities Could Drive Broader Improvements

Elizabeth Buckner | 27 Jun 2013

Private universities could magnify inequalities and erode the quality of Arab public higher education. But they could also drive innovation, writes a scholar of comparative education.

Administration Employment Teaching Technology & Online Learning

A Second Chance for Many Arab Students

Emma Gatten, Rasha Faek, Sarah Lynch | 25 Jun 2013

Arab Open University blends online learning and classroom time to reach students who might not attend university otherwise.

Administration Politics

University President Serves Briefly as Prime Minister

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 25 Jun 2013

Can an academic administrator take on the job of prime minister? Palestine is finding out.

Administration Politics

UAE Higher-Education Power Shifts: Phase 2

Sarah Lynch | 16 Apr 2013

The president of the United Arab Emirates has appointed new heads of the three federal universities in a second phase of a higher-education governance shakeup.

Administration Politics

Longtime Emirati Education Minister Moves Aside

Christina Maria Paschyn | 19 Mar 2013

A recent shake up in the United Arab Emirate’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has left many local academics speculating about what the change means.

Administration Politics Protests Students

At British University in Egypt, Students End Protests

Mohamed Mahmoud | 19 Mar 2013

Student strikers at the British University of Egypt said it was trying to profit from them, while administrators said they were just trying to pass on real costs. The university president has resigned.

Academic Freedom Administration Human Rights Politics

‘The University Space Must Be Safe’

Fatma Shim | 12 Mar 2013

Higher-education leaders have rallied around the University of Manouba, which has been the subject of Salafist attacks.




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