Innovative University in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa, Seeks Board Members for Its Atlanta-based Foundation

An Atlanta-based foundation for the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB), an innovative institution in the West African country of Côte d’Ivoire, which was launched in 2007 with the support of Georgia State University, seeks board members interested in serving its mission to develop the necessary resources to make the university “a center of excellence” for higher education and to provide scholarships for deserving African students.

When francophone Côte d’Ivoire sought to reform its higher education system in the mid-1990s, Georgia State University stepped up to the challenge by joining with Ivorian educators in planning the development of a university where classes would be taught in English and modeled on American educational practices. (Read full article here)

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