September 2011, Tajikistan celebrated its 20th anniversary of independence, which defied many external and oppositional cries of crisis, failure and imminent collapse. Tajikistan has not only survived but increasingly appears a viable state with ambitious aspirations.
Higher education in the US may be characterized by the complexity and plurality of forms of organization, governance, management, financing, and property. Higher education institutions serve the industry.
Using the four principal functions of universities, this article examines several key dilemmas relating to governance of higher education in South East Asia, specifically in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.