Passing of Senator Ernest F. Hollings

Senator Ernest “Fritz” Hollings, Founding Chair of the Hollings Center for International Dialogue, passed away on April 6, 2019 at the age of 97. Senator Hollings served in the United States Senate from 1966 to 2005 and as Governor of the state of South Carolina from 1959 to 1963. The Center extends its sincere condolences…

Moving Tribute to Hal Saunders

On March 8, 2016, Dr. Harold Saunders, founding member of the Hollings Center Board of Directors, passed away. Both the New York Times and the Washington Post have written moving tributes to Hal, whose legacy leaves a lasting impact on us all. Read the Washington Post piece below or click here for the New York…

American Security Project blogs our Middle East Water Event

On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015, the Hollings Center held an event entitled, “Breaking the Cycle: Solutions for Water Security in the Middle East.” An attendee from the American Security Project published this blog to summarize the event and add some analysis of their own. Read the piece below or click here.

Dialogue participant explores next steps for Libyan higher education

Jay Halfond, former dean at Boston University and a participant in March’s dialogue on Libyan higher education, explores opportunities for development and growth within the higher education sector in Libya in The New England Journal for Higher Education. Read article below or click here.