On Wednesday, Dec. 11, the University of Liberia graduated a record 3,673 students at its Centennial Commencement Convocation. The graduates represented 39 degree-granting programs, seven undergraduate colleges, eight graduate programs, and three professional schools.
A Liberian representative, Gbovadeh Gbilia, has been elected vice chair on the Education Commission of UNESCO at the organization’s just ended 40th Conference meeting in Paris, France.
The 15th president of the University of Liberia, Julius Sawolo Nelson, has been inauguration at a well-attended ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 28 in Monrovia, at the same time that the university is preparing to celebrate its Centennial Commencement Convocation slated for December 12.
The University of Liberia now has an Honors College of Research and Gender Studies, committed to advancing quality research at the university and across the academic community in Liberia.
The National Education Coalition of Liberia, NECOL, says it is setting the stage and charting a roadmap to push for universal education in Liberia.
Teachers from the Monrovia Consolidated School System have acknowledged receiving their salaries for the months of July, August, and September after their plight was brought to the nation’s attention due to a protest by students.
Several students attending public schools in Monrovia were injured on Tuesday after officers of the Liberia National Police strongly responded to what was becoming a violent protest.