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The Department of the Fundamentals of Jurisprudence at the College of Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion recently hosted a discussion with a number of government officials representing various agencies. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss creating an executive jurisprudence master's program at King Khalid University. This initiative is part of the university's Wakab program. This program is in support of the Vision 2030 objectives to enhance the legal system to facilitate commercial development in the Kingdom and serve the national labor market.


Representing the university at the meeting was Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, Dr. Saad Muhammad Du'ajim. The other participants are members of the program advisory group including representatives of:


  • The Court of Appeals of the Court of Justice;
  • The Director of the Ministry of Islamic Affairs in Asir;
  • The Head of the Islamic Education Department at the Public Education Administration;
  • The Director of the Advisory Committee at the Emirate of Asir;
  • The Director of Authorities in the Public Security Administration in Asir;
  • The National Academic Accreditation and Evaluation Center;
  • A number of professors of jurisprudence from King Khalid University and other universities from around the Kingdom.


The supervisor of the project and former head of the Jurisprudence Department in the College of Sharia and the Fundamentals of Religion, Dr. Mohammad bin Motab Al-Kurdam reiterated that the national development plan and Vision 2030 require new higher education programs that will support national development goals. He further explained that advanced education in law is an important element of fulfilling national objectives, and that the master's program would focus on the practical applications of jurisprudential theory.


The meeting at the university was very productive. After lengthy discussion, the panel agreed upon and recorded a number of recommendations and proposals regarding the creation of a master's program in jurisprudence at the university. Members of the panel will submit their findings to the appropriate parties for review and consideration.

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King Khalid University represented by the College of Arts and Science in Mohayil finalized the acceptance stage of abstract submissions for the Third Scientific Forum. The forum will be held under the title 'Science and Its Role in Development' on the 6th and 7th of Rajab 1440 AH. The forum is sponsored by King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh R.M. Al-Solamy.


A total of 115 abstracts were submitted. Overall, 93 were accepted in accord with applicable condition and regulations. Dean of the College of Arts and Science, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Qayid Asiri, confirmed that the forum has received considerable attention from internal university academics and external participants. Dean Asiri explained that all accepted abstracts were thoroughly examined by the forum committee. He also related that the scientific committee of the forum is in the second stage of the forum preparation agenda and is now accepting the participating papers to be evaluated and approved in the final stage.


It is worth mentioning that the forum will include a variety of sciences, including the sciences of Sharia, Arabic language, English language, mathematics, computer sciences, physics, chemistry, and home economics.

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The Academic Development and Quality Deanship at King Khalid University concluded all faculty member training programs and activities for the first semester of the 1439-40 academic year. The deanship offered 80 programs during the first semester. For the male colleges, 30 training courses with half being directed to faculty members were offered. The deanship also held three meetings, four training workshops, three introductory workshops for new faculty members, four workshops for satellite campus faculty members, and numerous internal reviewer training programs. In all, the programs witnessed nearly 500 participants.


For the female colleges, the deanship offered 15 training courses, eight faculty member workshops, and four introductory workshops for new faculty members. All training courses were held in the Leadership Hall. The deanship also held three online workshops that were delivered in the English language. In all, the programs witnessed nearly 350 participants.


The deanship also held 26 activities in collaboration with a number of colleges. Of note, International Quality Day was celebrated under the slogan 'Quality Based on Trust'. In addition, the deanship hosted the visit of the International Academic Assessment and Accreditation Center, the ABET Association, and the QS Association.


Among the performance enhancement programs, the deanship held the 'Development of the University Excellence Award Standard' workshop. In this workshop, the standards and conditions of the award were evaluated in the presence of college deans, vice deans of academic development and quality, faculty members, and quality employees. The workshop was attended by more than 110 university members, while more than 4,000 participated in numerous online sessions.


Regarding the university's qualified academic accredited programs, the deanship organized more than 27 programs that included but not limited to:

  • The Oral and Dental Surgery Program;
  • The Public Health Program;
  • The Nursing Science Program;
  • The Diagnostic Radiology Program;
  • The Physiotherapy Program;
  • The Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion Program;
  • The English Language Program;
  • The Accounting Programs.


For his part, Dean of Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Hajri, expressed his gratitude and appreciation to His Excellency Prof. Falleh R.M. Al-Solamy and Vice Rector of Academic Development and Quality, Dr. Merzin Al-Shahrani, for their support and encouragement.


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