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September 29, 2010 - Publication
This report highlights improvements in African higher education over the past decade, which stemmed from a $440 million investment by seven American foundations.
September 9, 2010 - Publication
The Partnership has strengthened 65 institutions of higher education in nine countries, including Nigeria, so they can better contribute to poverty reduction, economic growth and social development on the continent.
September 1, 2010 - Publication
Lessons from a Ten-Year Funder Collaborative: A Case Study of the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa
The Partnership for Higher Education in Africa, a ten-year funder collaborative, sought to strengthen higher education in Africa through a total investment of close to half a billion dollars.
February 25, 2010 - From The Field
A MacArthur-supported initiative to help secure and maintain much-needed science equipment at universities in Nigeria is expanding with support from the Nigerian government.
December 3, 2009 - In The Media
November 17, 2009 - In The Media
November 11, 2009 - Press Release
MacArthur is increasing its cumulative support for a network of Russian scientific research and education centers to more than $31.6 million.
August 25, 2009 - In The Media
March 7, 2009 - Speech
“‘Full and Free Development’: The Case for Higher Education in Nigeria,” Yar’Adua Center Lecture by Jonathan Fanton
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses how higher education can provide a ladder of opportunity for Nigerians and serve as an engine of economic growth.
March 3, 2009 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton reaffirms the Foundation's commitment to Nigeria and details its work on higher education in the country.