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.
The sudden replacement of five campus directors at the Higher Colleges of Technology is leaving many administrators wondering about their future.
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.
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.
Arab Open University blends online learning and classroom time to reach students who might not attend university otherwise.
Can an academic administrator take on the job of prime minister? Palestine is finding out.
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.
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.
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.