Education Minister Calls Extraordinary Meeting of Higher Education Panel to Approve Ariel University

The meeting will be dedicated to one issue only: to provide further official endorsement of the status of Ariel University - in the West Bank city of Ariel - as a university.

In an highly unusual move, Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar (Likud) will convene today an unscheduled meeting of the Council for Higher Education, which Sa'ar chairs as part of his ministerial duties. The meeting will be dedicated to one issue only: to provide further official endorsement of the status of Ariel University - in the West Bank city of Ariel - as a university.