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CASA Alumna Named Provost of The American University in Cairo

Columbia Professor Lisa Anderson to head AUC

Fri, Apr 18, 2008

April 15, 2008, Cairo -- The American University in Cairo (AUC) today announced the appointment of Columbia University Professor Lisa Anderson, a specialist on politics in the Middle East and North Africa, as its next provost. Dr. Anderson succeeds Dr. Earl (Tim) Sullivan who has been AUC provost since 1998 and professor of political science at AUC since 1973.

CASA receives two grants for its programs in Cairo and Damascus

Wed, Mar 5, 2008

CASA is happy to announce that it has received funding from the United States Department of Education under the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program to continue its program at the American University in Cairo and expand its program at the University of Damascus in Syria. This funding is for a four-year period (2008-2012) and will allow CASA to continue its mission of providing quality training in Arabic language and culture, expand its programs, and offer more fellowships to advanced level learners of Arabic in the future.