Chairman of the Council of Higher Education and Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar
announced Wednesday the appointment of three faculty members from Ariel
University to various committees of the council.
Prof. Alexander Bligh,
head of Ariel’s Center for Middle East Studies, was appointed a member of the
public administration and political science committee, while Prof. Sarah
Ben-David, head of the criminology department at the institution, was nominated
member of the behavioral sciences committee. Lastly, Prof. Shraga Shoval, head
of the industrial engineering and management department, was appointed to the
committee of industrial engineering and management.
functions include examining requests from higher education institutions to open
new programs, as well as applications for the establishment of new institutions.