Use of expatriate academics on short-term contracts and other factors can work against institutional loyalty and result in a scarcity of research.
Iraq’s security problems are not preventing it from establishing new universities and ending “mandatory ignorance,” said the Iraqi higher-education minister.
Arab professors discussed integrating investigative journalism into their courses at a workshop in Jordan.
With more Egyptian professors and students behind bars, some of them have begun a hunger strike.
Maha Bali shares the sweet and the sour of her journey as a mother and a candidate for a doctorate.
In a panel discussion at the New School, academics discussed the international community’s efforts to protect the world’s latest “war orphans,” Syrian students and professors.
Two Canadian academics who were detained for seven weeks have been released from an Egyptian prison but are still trapped in the country.
A letter written by the two Canadian academics imprisoned in Egypt details the conditions they and other prisoners live in.
Two Canadian professors arrested in Cairo have began a hunger strike to protest their detention without charges.
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.