The Council of University Presidents has retracted threats to hold a strike next week, but next semester could be in jeopardy if the Shochat Committee reforms are not approved by next year, council leader Prof. Moshe Kaveh announced on Friday morning,
Speaking to Israel Radio, Kaveh said the government had promised the university heads that it would begin discussions with the students on the subject, which would be completed by January.
Kaveh felt it would be possible to reach an agreement with the academic staff in order to prevent the strike that the university professors have threatened to hold on Sunday.
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