Kim Fox

Professor of Mass Communication

Stories from Kim Fox

Monday, October 15th, 2012

I could go on and rehash the events from its inception, but I've decided to focus on a more recent event:

On October 4, 2012, an AUC stu­dent held an AUC intern against his will on the AUC campus.

My concern is the decision taken by some AUC security guards to sit and merely watch the student inter­rogate the intern.

I understand that security has limited power, however, if all else fails they should have made sure that the intern was allowed to depart campus safely and board the bus to go home.

Sunday, September 18th, 2011
In full disclosure, I’m an AUC faculty member in the Journalism department. It’s the tuition that students pay to AUC that pays my salary.

That said, as it relates to the recent 9 percent tuition increase at AUC, you have valid concerns about such a high increase.  Additionally, students should be informed about of the decision making process as it relates to tuition and other decisions that directly impact them.

However, in my opinion, the students ability to have their demands met is in jeopardy and here’s why:

Bikers cross the Kobri Gam'a bridge
Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Living in Cairo and teaching at AUC can sometimes be a bit daunting: there’s the teaching schedule, meetings, grading, commuting to campus,