BIHE receives the TELCOMS Commendation Award in Distance Education & Tele-training, for "The State of Black Healthcare" national videoconference
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.
Iran's actions with regard to Baha'i students and the faculty and staff of BIHE violate the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which recognizes "the right of everyone to education," and access to higher education.
We encourage faculty from around the world to endorse our demand for the immediate release of the imprisoned BIHE faculty and staff.
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.
An identical ad with The Chronicle of Higher Education was scuttled after a few years, as our board determined BIHE
was more effective in reaching our audience in and out of the academy.
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.
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.