3rd International Conference on Islam and Higher Education
(Kuantan, Pahang, 1-2 October 2012)
The 3rd International Conference on Islam and Higher Education (“3rd ICIHE”) took place 1-2 October 2012 at the Pahang State Foundation Complex in Kuantan, Pahang State, Malaysia. Over 25 conference papers focused the minds of conferees - hailing from a multitude of countries in South and Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa, Africa, Australia, Europe and the Americas - upon discovering the best means of empowering Muslim communities to manage and advance private higher education efforts throughout the world. These papers articulated the over-arching theme of the conference and explored it in depth: The Role of Awqaf (religious endowments) in the Development of Islamic Higher Education: Past, Present and Future Prospects.