Tom Marshall

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Q&A with Andrzej Mania: A nation’s university system seeks to transform itself

Andrzej Mania is vice-rector for educational affairs at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland. He has served two terms as a member of Poland’s State Accreditation Committee for higher…

As its universities turn out engineering grads, Poland attracts U.S. tech giants

WARSAW, Poland — Foreign companies flock to invest. Its balance sheet is the envy of Europe. Top university programs crank out graduates whom everyone wants to hire. Such is…

Q&A with Sergei Ignatov: How are Bulgarian universities trying to move past Soviet-style teaching?

Sergei Ignatov was appointed Minister of Education, Youth and Science for the Republic of Bulgaria in November 2009. He previously served as deputy education minister, president of New Bulgarian University…

Bulgaria pioneers new approach to ranking universities

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Petar Stanchev is the kind of student Bulgaria needs to keep. Last year, according to the country’s Association of Private Universities, more than half of its…