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Commentary: Investing in Slowing Population

In an Op-Ed published in the Boston Globe, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton calls on the international community to invest further in slowing population growth around the world. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at Ahmadu Bello University Convocation

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the Foundation's role in Nigeria, the link between higher education and prosperous democracy, and the future of Ahmadu Bello itself. Read More

Supporting Independent Universities in Russia and Region

MacArthur has announced five grants totaling more than $2.4 million in support of four independent universities and one publicly-funded graduate institution in the post-Soviet region. Read More

Economics Graduate Program In Sub-Saharan Africa

MacArthur has announced a grant of $450,000 over three years to the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) based in Nairobi, Kenya, to establish a collaborative doctoral program in economics at four African universities. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton about Strengthening Higher Education in Nigeria

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton relates the Foundation's interest in higher education in Nigeria. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at a Press Briefing About the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa, New York, NY

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the Foundation's plans to make grants four Nigerian universities in support of higher education in Africa. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Barry Lowenkron

Barry Lowenkron

Vice President, International Programs
Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office
Portrait of John W. Slocum

John W. Slocum

Director, Migration
Portrait of Igor Zevelev

Igor Zevelev

Director, Russia Office
Portrait of Mikhail Troitskiy

Mikhail Troitskiy

Associate Director, Russia Office
Portrait of Raoul J. Davion

Raoul J. Davion

Associate Director, Girls' Secondary Education
Portrait of S. Quinn Hanzel

S. Quinn Hanzel

Program Assistant
Portrait of Phillis D. Hollice

Phillis D. Hollice

Program Administrator

Esther Ifesanmi

Executive Secretary, Nigeria

Hauwa K. Kazeem

Program Assistant, Nigeria

Amina Usman

Program Administrator, Nigeria