Alexandria Trust featured in the New York Times

London, 25 February 2013 – The February 25, 2013, edition of the New York Times featured an article on the Alexandria Trust and Al-Fanar Media entitled “Advocating for Arab Higher Education” by DD Guttenplan. Read the article here.

Al-Fanar Media receives two-year grant from Ford Foundation

London, 25 February 2013Al-Fanar Media, a new independent publication dedicated to covering news and analysis on higher education in the Arab world and founded by the Alexandria Trust, has received a two-year grant from the Ford Foundation.


Alexandria Trust to participate in dialogue on business education in the Arab world

London, 21 February 2013 - The Alexandria Trust will participate in a roundtable dialogue on business education in the Arab world hosted by the Association of Business Schools.

Learn more at the Association of Business Schools website.

Former UK Home Secretary joins Board of Alexandria Trust

London, 21 November 2012 - The Alexandria Trust today announced the appointment to its board of trustees of a new member, the Rt. Hon. Charles Clarke.


Strengthening Dialogue and Public Voice

London, May 2012 - In May of 2012, the Alexandria Trust convened a workshop in Cairo with a wide variety of thought leaders, from countries ranging from Bahrain to Morocco, to discuss the prospects for a new regional higher-education publication for the Arab world.


Salah Khalil and David Wheeler speak at IE education conference

Madrid, 23 October 2012 - Alexandria Trust Founder Salah Khalil and Al-Fanar Media founding Editor David L. Wheeler participated at the third annual IE University conference.


Inaugural meeting of OECD Network of Foundations brings Salah Khalil and David French to Paris

Paris, 3 October 2012 - Alexandria Trust Founder Salah Khalil and Executive Director David French participated in the inaugural meeting of the OECD Network of Foundations Working for Development (NetFWD) in Paris.