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Prof Emeritus Jamil Salmi

Jamil Salmi is a global tertiary education expertproviding policy advice to governments, universities, and development agencies, with experience working in more than 105 countries all over the world. Until January 2012, he was the World Bank’s tertiary education coordinator.

Dr. Salmi is Emeritus Professor of higher education policy at Diego Portales University in Chile and Research Fellow at Boston College’s Center for Higher Education.

His latest book, on Tertiary Education and the Sustainable Development Goals, was published in August 2017. In 2020, he wrote a report on the impact of Covid on higher education through the equity lens for the Lumina Foundation. His next book, coedited with Phil Altbach and Maria Yudkevich and to be published shortly by MIT Press, is entitled Academic Star Wars: Excellence Initiatives in Global Perspectives.

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