Big Foundations' Africa Partnership Offers Lessons for U.S. Universities

Akin Akintunde for the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Women work in a computer lab at Nigeria’s Bayero U., which received more than $8-million from the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa. The project is credited with improving information technology and helping universities enroll more women.
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After 10 years and hundreds of millions of dollars, a major philanthropic effort to de­velop African higher education ended last year, leaving behind a string of accomplishments and some lessons on how American universities can help their African...

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