SARUA’s aim is thus to strengthen the leadership and institutions of higher education in the southern African region
Lwakabamba Appointed to Top Continent‐U.S. Education Post
The Rector of the National University of Rwanda (NUR), Professor Silas Lwakabamba and the President of Cornell University, David J. Skorton, have been appointed to co‐chair the Africa‐US Higher Education Initiative Advisory Board. The initiative is expected to use USAID's initial contribution of US$1 million to fund 20 partnership planning grants of US$50,000 each, to support collaboration between African and U.S. institutions.