Syed Saad Andaleeb | The Daily Star
  • Syed Saad Andaleeb

    Former Vice Chancellor of BRAC University and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Pennsylvania State University.

  • Education and employability in the digital age

    “Human resources—not capital, nor income, nor material resources—constitute the ultimate basis for wealth of nations.
  • Changing the shy world of adolescent girls

    Back in 2017, we had an opportunity to build a small and experimental toilet in Jhalokati, with the simple intention of helping adolescent girls in a rural school who had no real toilet to avail.
  • Academia’s global standing: The research imperative

    Recently an M Phil student, studying service management of hospital patients, emailed: “Sir, I am doing descriptive type of cross-sectional study and I am not testing any hypothesis.
  • Listening to Student Voices

    Academic programmes across the world are becoming increasingly innovative, competitive and challenging. They are responding to changing times. There is also the realisation that, built in the right spirit, universities can generate enormous social capital and rich economic dividends.
  • Teaching load: The missing link in higher education quality

    Ask faculty members in the country’s universities what would motivate them to devote more time to research and you will hear one common answer: decrease present course loads and class sizes. Both factors continue to weigh heavily on their daily toil and pursuit of excellence.