Institutional Governance in Yemeni Public Universities, Dr. Mohammed Batwaih and Dr. Alamedin Bannaga
Dr. Mohammed Batwaih and Dr. Alamedin Bannaga
Senior Experts, Arab Planning Institute, P.O. Box: 5834 Safat 13059
Purpose: The paper addresses the challenges and constraints facing public universities in Yemen in the field of institutional governance.
Design/Methodology/Approach: The paper employs quantitative and qualitative methods to achieve its
Findings: The analyses of the research results indicate inadequacy in performance of Yemeni public universities in most fields of institutional governance, and that private universities perform better than public universities.
Originality/Value of the paper: The paper assesses the possibility of adopting the principles of an institutional governance system in Yemeni public universities and identifies the means and mechanisms for reinforcing these principles.
Practical implications: All universities need to improve in the application of institutional governance to achieve educational and administrative objectives.
Keywords: Institutional Governance, University Governance, Yemeni Universities, Yemen, Arab Countries.