Arab Protests May Open Door for U.S. Scholars

Region's colleges struggle with vast enrollments, few resources

Thomas Hartwell

Students presented complaints to a dean at Cairo U. this month. Classes were postponed and are expected to resume in mid-March.
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As protesters across the Arab world demand an end to autocratic regimes that have drained universities of resources and suffocated critical thinking, scholars see some hope of an Arab renaissance and a new opening for American involvement.

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