Guy Neave
International Association of Universities, Retired

Year Elected


Membership status

International Associate Emeritus
Guy Neave is a distinguished scholar in the area of comparative higher education and has been an active administrator and consultant in a variety of international organizations concerned with higher education, including the World Bank, UNESCO, and the Council of Europe. He has performed studies, written reports for government education agencies, and written on higher education for countries on almost every continent in the world. He is an expert in European history and policy and patterns of organization, finance, governance, and development. With Burton Clark, he served as joint editor-in-chief of The Encyclopedia of Higher Education and edited the European Journal of Education and the journal of the International Association of Universities, Higher Education Policy. He was founder of the Consortium for Higher Education Researchers and is director of research at the International Association of Universities. Some of his publications include The Teaching Nation; Government and Higher Education Relationships Across Three Continents (with Frans van Vught) and Education: The Complete Encyclopedia (with Tprstem Husen, T. Neville Postlethwaite, and Burton Clark). He is also professor in comparative higher education at the Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies at the University of Twente, Netherlands.

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