The interim cabinet has many members who are professors better known for their academic expertise than their political affiliations.
Egypt’s young people have toppled two inept governments. With a proper education, they could help revive the country, says Farouk El-Baz.
A rapid expansion of private universities since the civil war has left Lebanon with plenty of universities and lots of questions about quality.
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.
A successful strike for higher salaries by professors at Lebanese University, the only public university in the country, spread to much of the Lebanese public-education system, paralyzing it.
Despite the relatively large number of cooperation agreements between Tunisian universities and their Western counterparts, there are many challenges that prevent the full use of the agreements
The budget of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Jordan increased by 27 percent for 2013, the ministry said. The projected increase in spending was greeted cautiously by many professors.