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Partnership - Foundations Commit To African Education

Publication Date: 
October 29, 2008
Source: 
All Africa.com
Author: 
Abimbola Akosile

Former Dean Paul Brest is mentioned in an All Africa.com article as one of the "Presidents of seven United States' foundations comprising the Partnership for Higher Education in Africa who have announced their unanimous decision to continue both their collaborative and individual grantmaking aimed at strengthening higher education in Africa beyond their original ten-year commitment."

The foundation presidents are Paul Brest of Hewlett Foundation; Jonathan Fanton of MacArthur Foundation; Vartan Gregorian of Carnegie Corporation; Don Randel of Mellon Foundation; Rip Rapson of Kresge Foundation; Judith Rodin of Rockefeller Foundation and Luis Ubi'as of Ford Foundation.