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The Deterioration of Higher Education: Perils of Persecuting Academicians

The Deterioration of Higher Education: Perils of Persecuting Academicians

May 2018 / (5 Pages)

On July 23, two days after the declaration of the state of emergency, the state ordered 15 universities closed, displacing some 60,000 students and leaving 2,808 academic personnel unemployed. Since then, the state has issued nine separate decrees ordering the dismissals of higher education personnel and expulsions of students. To date, these actions have rendered jobless some 8,535 academic personnel (see chart above), as well as at least 1,349 administrative personnel. Read More