Students at the Lebanese University (LU) campus in Hadath, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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In a phone call with the NNA, Daher said that he had noticed the "enthusiasm of students and teachers" who were demonstrating outside the league's headquarters while he was on a visit there and decided to return to his post in the interests of the staff, students and university.Students had marched from the Education Ministry to the league's headquarters in Bir Hasan to demand an end to a weekslong strike at LU so they can complete the academic year, according to the NNA. Speaking outside the professors' league's headquarters in Bir Hasan Tuesday, Daher told local news channel LBCI that the professors were still on track to suspend the strike Thursday.
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