The commission is also responsible for awarding of charters to universities
In East Africa, University of Nairobi was ranked as the best university and eighth in Africa, followed by Makerere University which was number 11 in the continent.Webometrics only measured the extent to which universities
use the internet to spread, transfer and exchange knowledge.
This year's list of the best universities
in the world is led by the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge for the second consecutive year.
Top five universities
on the list remained the same as last year: Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and University of California, Berkeley.
However, the HEC says it recognises only four of these universities
including the Women University in Mardan, the Women University in Swabi, the Shuhada-e-Army Public School University of Technology in Nowshera and the Abbottabad University of Science and Technology (AUST).
Funding proposals that threaten universities
, colleges and courses in this city will destroy this work and damage Birmingham's ability to meet the economic and social challenges ahead.
Department of Health and Human Services Checklist for Colleges and Universities
(2005)'Business of Universities
: A Call for Transparency in our Institutions of Higher Learning', Canadian Dimension 39: http://web17.epnet.com/citation.asp?
Yet the modernist heritage of American universities
would hardly permit that argument to prevail structurally; introducing a faculty of theology would inevitably shipwreck; "are we a divinity school." Yet that is precisely what a Catholic university can do: fund and promote a department of Theology within an Arts and Sciences college.
For instance, one recent change involved the lifting of previously stringent requirements for universities
regarding the size and type of physical campus required as a base of operations--an expensive burden that an e-learning-focused institution could, at least in concept, do fairly well without.
are worried that federal funding is being reduced.
In a knowledge-based economy the path to economic development runs through the universities
. A recent paper in the Cambridge Journal of Economics talks about how it works.