Universities Expand Offerings on Islamic Studies and Hire New Specialist Professors

July 5, 2002

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

On July 5, 2002 The San Francisco Chronicle reported that "campuses across the nation, from Stanford to the University of Oklahoma and the State University of New York at Binghamton found that after the terrorist attacks they were unprepared for the new interest in Islam and the Middle East... They are now scrambling to beef up in the fields. In many cases, the hiring process, which usually takes more than a year, is being fast-tracked to get specialists into the classroom."

See also: Islam, Campus, Schools