Dr Afif Bahardin says the country's leadership will benefit from the expertise and knowledge of young professionals.
Analysts say Umno is harping on the Unified Examination Certificate and national language issues to attract conservative Malay support.
Education Malaysia Global Services CEO Rujhan Mustafa says one way to attract more foreign students is by giving them full or partial scholarships.
Arshad Raji tells of problems such as plagiarism, poor English and lacklustre academic attitude under the leadership of the previous government.
Latest QS rankings of 50 best young universities show USM up by nine places from last year.
Funds should be allocated to tertiary education scholarships, research and community enhancement projects on the subject of race and religious understanding.
Vice-chancellors should not be appointed by ministers, and top management posts should be filled through election by their peers.
More posts for housemen will allow new doctors to be placed more quickly, says MMA chief Ravindran Naidu.
Dzulkefly Ahmad says no new degree programmes, no increase in medical student intake, and more training slots for graduates.
Law lecturer Azmi Sharom says education minister's order for open forums provide only a short-term solution, and calls for vice-chancellors who are independent of the ministry.
Analysts and educationists pin hopes on PH living up to its promises, after abolition of professors council removes an obstacle.
Zaharom Nain says it is important for students to be aware of what is happening outside of school.
The Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Alumni Association says the university is part of rights enjoyed by the Malays and the government should therefore dismiss Hundraf’s request for non-Malay inclusion.
Maszlee Malik should address the concerns of the people over his religious leanings and the religious-centric character of the current education system.
The Penang deputy chief minister II says the PH government must remove the Umno influence in public universities, introduce diversification in recruitment of lecturers and allow greater student freedom.
The Malaysian Academic Movement urges new education minister to undertake crucial reforms to improve academic environment, including abolishing the National Council of Professors.
Malaysia is still light years away when it comes to riding the wave of creativity, so laws and practices and norms that stand in the way should be removed.
Turkey's action is a response to rising anti-Islamic sentiments in France.
BN candidate says he is concerned about youth unemployment and will create job opportunities and develop small industries.
The Homecoming Scholars Award Program will give US$25,000 ( in scholarship money to a student respectively at Xavier University, Wilberforce University, Tuskegee University, and Bethune-Cookman University.
Language professor Shen Yang has been accused of committing an act of sexual assault that led to the victim's suicide in 1998.
It will help educational institutions to produce graduates to meet market demands of the future.
The court's decision challenges tuition reforms pioneered by former president Michelle Bachelet.
Prime Minister says community needs more help as it has not achieved 7% target for students in matriculation colleges and public universities.