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Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

Egyptian Court Supports Universities’ Independence

Mohamed Mahmoud | 05 Apr 2013

A federal court has struck down the right of the Egyptian education ministry to enforce twice-a-year evaluations on University of Alexandria professors. Opponents of the evaluations said the government should not be interfering in such university matters. Now professors at other Egyptian universities may seek similar rulings.

Faculty Finances Politics

Paralyzing Strike in Lebanese Public Education Ends

Rasha Faek | 19 Mar 2013

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.

Administration Politics

Longtime Emirati Education Minister Moves Aside

Christina Maria Paschyn | 19 Mar 2013

A recent shake up in the United Arab Emirate’s Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research has left many local academics speculating about what the change means.

Administration Politics Protests Students

At British University in Egypt, Students End Protests

Mohamed Mahmoud | 19 Mar 2013

Student strikers at the British University of Egypt said it was trying to profit from them, while administrators said they were just trying to pass on real costs. The university president has resigned.

Academic Freedom Administration Human Rights Politics

‘The University Space Must Be Safe’

Fatma Shim | 12 Mar 2013

Higher-education leaders have rallied around the University of Manouba, which has been the subject of Salafist attacks.




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