The quality of instruction in the fine arts is sliding downwards in Iraq, with many artists, art professors, and art buyers having fled the country.
The president of Koç University in Turkey believes in hiring the best faculty members and then getting out of their way.
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.