At least 70 professors have been arrested in the Egyptian government’s anti-Muslim Brotherhood crackdown. Opinions are mixed as to the legitimacy of the arrests.
Sana’a University has been riddled by student protests, threats of violence, and students’ complaints that they can’t afford the university fees. Administrators say they are trying to bring stability to the chaos.
The Moroccan government has created scholarships for students from central Africa but when the students arrive they are often shocked by the discrimination they run into on the street.
Educators need to help students in the West to identify and break free of stereotypical images of Arabs, says an academic at New York University.
Women and sympathetic men are organizing against those who sexually harass others in the academic setting.
Higher-education leaders have rallied around the University of Manouba, which has been the subject of Salafist attacks.