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Labi, Aisha – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Billed as the country's first independent university, the American University of Afghanistan was established in 2004 with financial support from the highest levels of the American and Afghan governments. But its development has been rockier than anticipated, even taking into account Afghanistan's growing instability. A number of current and former…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Financial Support, College Faculty, Universities
Labi, Aisha – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2006
In recent years, both Harvard and Oxford Universities have been rattled by reform-minded--some say brash--leaders determined to question the status quo. At Harvard, President Lawrence H. Summers proved too controversial for his own good and is scheduled to step down this month after five contentious years in office. But at Oxford, John Hood, who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Presidents, College Administration, Administrative Change