CUE regulations show that university senates are responsible for setting up new courses in universities
but need an audit by the commission for the programme to be recognized.
In December last year, the top five universities
were also ranked among the top best universities
in a ranking conducted by University Ranking Academic Performance.Harvard University is ranked as the best university in the world, followed by Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oxford University and University of California Berkeley.
The Times Higher Education website states that the ranking is the only global university performance table to judge research-intensive universities
across all of their core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
No other Taiwanese universities
cracked the top 200, with China Medical University (Taiwan) listed in the 201-300 range, National Cheng Kung University in the 301-400 range, Chang Gung University and Kaohsiung Medical University in the 401-500 range, to round out the top five Taiwanese finishers.
The party also claimed to have set up nine universities
in different parts of the province including the Women University in Mardan, a women's university in Swabi, Shuhada-e-Army Public School University of Technology in Nowshera, the Abbottabad University of Science and Technology (AUST), the University of Buner, the University of Chitral, University of Agricultural Dera Ismail Khan, a University of Engineering and Technology in Mardan, and the University of Science and Technology in Lakki Marwat.
Government acknowledges that courses and entire universities
will go out of business.
A year ago, Minnesota hosted a web conference for its fellow Big Ten universities
, in which a representative from each school shared the main points of its emergency plan so far.
This could not have been accomplished with a lecture class Other lessons learned suggest that although many mission statements sound similar and even use the same words, the historical values of particular universities
can be expressed and appreciated in unique ways.
(1) Writing as I do in the wake of teaching more than forty years in a professedly Catholic university, I can speak more freely and confidently of faith and of theology than my colleagues in universities
intent on preserving their Weberian "neutrality." Indeed, I often tweak colleagues who are ensconced in "religious studies" faculties, reminding them that as a Catholic priest (and so a "professionally religious" person), I usually find religion quite boring, whereas I find God infinitely interesting, so much prefer a home in a Theology rather than Religious Studies department.
There are six universities
offering complete degrees online, and 25 institutions offering classes that are acceptable to MTNA Certification.
The Framework for the Future initiative in the UK (DCMS, 2003) gives public libraries a clear role to play in supporting the government's social inclusion agenda through exploring opportunities to engage potential users with their services, in particular, the "hard to reach"; at the same time, universities
are coming under pressure to widen access to this same group (DfES, 2003).
The initiative set specific goals for the nation's IT infrastructure, including the tripling of the number of Japanese universities
using advanced e-learning technologies by 2005.