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Secretary Pompeo delivered his A Force for Good: America Reinvigorated in the Middle East remarks at the American University in Cairo (AUC) in Egypt on January 10, 2019. AUC President Francis Ricciardone who is a former U.S. ambassador to Egypt, Turkey and the Philippines and Palau and Pompeo’s host is now embroiled in a no confidence vote following the Pompeo visit. The AUC Caravan reports that AUC Senate voted by a majority of 80 percent in favor of a declaration of no confidence in AUC President Francis Ricciardone during a special session on February 5.
Academics at a prestigious Cairo university have voted to declare no confidence in its American president, weeks after he hosted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who delivered a fiery address https://t.co/MKVTr0h7Ea
— New York Times World (@nytimesworld) February 7, 2019
Today was a historical day at #AUC: The faculty finally stood up in unity w/a vote of no confidence in the university's president and cabinet. Here's the story from our student journalists at the @Caravan_AUC. https://t.co/jHnBHUyxTN @AAUP #highered #academia
— Kim Fox, 🎧 The Podcast Professor (@KimFoxWOSU) February 5, 2019
The American University in Cairo's senate issued a vote of no confidence this morning against its president Francis Ricciardone for inviting U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo to speak there last month w/out informing/consulting faculty https://t.co/CMGU5Rkom7
— Amira Howeidy (@amirahoweidy) February 5, 2019