Lebanese University contract professors hold a protest near the presidential palace in Baabda, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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The head of the Lebanese University, Adnan Sayyed Hussein, called Saturday for a one-day strike next week, after the Cabinet failed to endorse long-standing demands of the educational institution.Lebanese University professors have called for appointing deans to the university's council and for meeting the long-standing demand of contract teachers to become full-timers.The professors hold doctorates and have been teaching at LU for years.Though they were not on the agenda, the LU demands were discussed during the Cabinet's Friday session, but a political feud over the matter prevented it from endorsing the university's demands.
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