On Campus

More turmoil in Israel’s PSE sector

Update: Israeli universities cancel start of semester.

Haaretz reports:

Ten days before the universities’ fall semester is due to begin, there is still no progress in negotiations between the Council for Higher Education and the Finance Ministry on a budget for the coming academic year. The university presidents have said that if no agreement is reached to restore the funds that were cut over the previous five years, the semester will not open.

If the universities refuse to open, the colleges are expected to strike as well, though this is not yet definite.

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