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  1/30/2012, Shevat 6, 5772

Committee Calls to Freeze PhD-Without-BA Program

Chairman Alex Miller of the Knesset Education, Culture and Sports Committee called on the Council for Higher Education (CHE), Monday, to freeze admissions to programs at Bar-Ilan University that promise studies toward a doctorate without any previous academic degree. The call came during the committee's discussion of a recent report that journalist-turned-politician Yair Lapid was studying for a doctorate at the school without having qualified for a bachelor's degree.

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