Some of the best Egyptian minds are fleeing the country at a time when the country needs them most, the author argues.
The president of one of the largest universities in the world came into power during one of the institution’s most difficult times.
Egyptian President’s plans to appoint university heads is a total abuse of the constitution, the author argues.
The new Egyptian leader is going to make even more academic appointments than former president Hosni Mubarak did.
At the American University of Beirut’s graduation, Rami Khouri, journalist and academic, spoke stirringly about what has happened in the last four years in the Arab world.
Almost 15 years ago educators set six goals for universal education. Progress has been slow.
Iraq’s security problems are not preventing it from establishing new universities and ending “mandatory ignorance,” said the Iraqi higher-education minister.
While policymakers like to make grand statements about everyone having educational access, it rarely happens even in rich countries.
The rebirth of an outlawed student union with Islamist leanings is a positive sign of rising democracy to some, a negative sign of religious conservatism to others.
As police mostly stay off campus, networks of students and staff members have rallied to act as informal university security.