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Retreat From Saudi Arabia (Inside Higher Ed)

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Jack Wilson, Vice‑President of OPSEU Local 415 and a professor at Algonquin College, has been an outspoken critic of Algonquin’s move to establish a satellite college in Saudi Arabia. In this article, Professor Wilson deftly cuts through Algonquin’s ongoing media spin to expose the reality behind the college’s decision to open – and to close – its Saudi operation.

Ontario college cites financial reasons in withdrawing from its male-only campus in Saudi Arabia, but others, citing human rights grounds, question the original decision to be there.

Read the full article at Inside Higher Ed.

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