Commission Hosts a Seminar on“Solutions of the Challenges that Face Higher Education Globally with Focus on Egypt
On February 21, the Alumni Office of the Commission in cooperation with the US Embassy hosted a seminar titled: “Solutions of the Challenges that Face Higher Education Globally with Focus on Egypt.” The talk was given by Dr. John Cavanaugh, President and CEO of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Dr. Cavanaugh’s addressed in his talk the quality assurance and accreditation challenges in the U.S. and provided a big-picture overview of higher education in the U.S. Approximately thirty alumni and contacts from academia attended that timely seminar. The seminar was followed by a networking dinner where participants had a chance to further discuss Egypt challenges in that regard and how his views for solutions can be tailored to enhancing education in Egypt.