BIHE transforms from newsletter to full-scale magazine format on May 7
In October, BIHE recieves the National Education Association School Bell Award for "Learning in Poverty," a feature article written by Senior Writer Dianne Hayes.
BIHE wins FOLIO: Award for Best Education Publication in the Nation
First BIHE National Conference and Celebration: "Benchmarks and Barriers for People of Color in Higher Education" in June
In recent months, however, the authorities have undertaken a renewed suppression of the BIHE, prompting international expressions of concern and offering new evidence of Iran's seemingly endless disregard for human rights of any sort.
In June, the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology declared that the BIHE was "illegal.
Government action against the BIHE continued through July and August.
Kamran Mortezaei Farid, 58, was among the first BIHE instructors and is now its director.
In spite of the arrests, BIHE classes have reportedly continued.
He has taught Baha'i children's classes, conducted classes for adults, taught at the BIHE, and been a member of the Auxiliary Board.
For the last 15 years, she has been director of the BIHE.
It was after this that she became director of the BIHE, where she also has taught psychology and management.