January 1, 2012
Haitian Universities Struggle to Rebound
Ben Depp for The Chronicle
The Faculty of Applied Linguistics at the State University of Haiti hardly looks like an institute of higher learning. Hidden away on a quiet downtown cross street, the grimy one-story building contains just three classrooms, along with a library, the dean's office, and a teachers' lounge, each no larger than a bedroom. Two years ago, the accommodations were slightly better, in a larger building with a language lab.
Then, at 4:53 p.m. on January 12, 2010, an earthquake rocked Haiti,