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Salim Chahine: A Finance Professor Is Honored for Work Bridging Academia and the Corporate World

Samar Kadi | 12 Jul 2021

Salim Chahine, a professor at the American University of Beirut and a senior official at Lebanon’s central bank, is among the recipients of the 2020 Kuwait Prize.

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Hard-Hit by Lebanon’s Crisis, Some Professors Feel Exploited

Samar Kadi | 07 Jul 2021

Many Lebanese professors work on hourly, part-time contracts with no benefits and little chance of promotion, while their salaries plunge in value.

Faculty Finances Students Teaching

Tunisian University Instructors Complain of Exploitation

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 06 Jul 2021

Private universities offer almost the only chance of jobs, but instructors say their conditions of employment are precarious.

Academic Freedom Faculty Finances Human Rights Policy

Sudanese Professors Push to Make New Faculty Unions Independent

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Jul 2021

Public university professors are electing independent unions to replace the former government-appointed ones. But some are unhappy that the bodies depend on government funding.

Faculty Finances Students

For Many Universities in Lebanon, Survival May Be at Stake

Samar Kadi | 28 Jun 2021

Many universities may not survive the country’s economic turmoil, economists warn. For those that do, maintaining educational quality could be a challenge.

Arts & Culture Finances Profiles Students

Manal Ataya: Director of Sharjah’s Museums Embraces an Educational Role

Melanie Swan | 28 May 2021

Manal Ataya, director general of the Sharjah Museums Authority, finds it fulfilling to make museums more accessible and enrich children’s development.

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Emirati Youth Initiative Aims to Cut Unemployment in the Arab Region

Eman Kamel | 17 May 2021

Organizers of an initiative that brought aspiring young entrepreneurs together with business leaders in the UAE say they intend to refine the project to help lower the very high levels of youth unemployment in the Arab region.

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Syria’s Private Universities Struggle With Costs but Still Grow

Riham Alkousaa | 26 Apr 2021

Rising inflation, a currency in free fall, and a ban on raising fees for continuing students have put Syria’s private universities in a financial bind.

Faculty Finances Policy Politics Teaching

Moroccan Academics Protest Plan to Give Ministry More Control

Amr EL-Tohamy | 07 Apr 2021

Lecturers at Morocco’s public universities oppose a draft law that would give the Higher Education Ministry more control over their wages and work conditions.

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Saudi Universities Take Steps Toward Financial Independence

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 07 Jan 2021

Three public universities are the first to start operating under a new plan that gives them more freedom but reduces state funding. Questions remain about how it will affect students and professors.




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