Third University Council Meeting Held During the 1439-40 AH Academic Year

King Khalid University - Media Center

On the 23rd of Rabīʿ Al-Awwal, His Excellency King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh R. M. Al-Solamy, led the Third University Council Meeting for the 2018 Fall Semester. His Excellency the Secretary-General of the Interim Committee, Dr. Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Al-Saleh, university vice rectors, and faculty deans were in attendance.

Rector Al-Solamy began the occasion by thanking Allah and praising Prophet Muhammad - peace be upon him. Following after, Vice Rector of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Dr. Saad Al-Amry, reviewed the meeting agenda. The topics of discussion included:

  • The approval of the new scholarship admission conditions for foreign students;
  • The approval of a new undergraduate psychology program in the College of Psychology;
  • The approval of a new graduate program in the College of Sharia and Fundamentals of Religion;
  • The establishment of the 'Volunteer Work University Center' to replace the 'Community Service and Partnership Unit';
  • New conditions and requirements for the proposed postgraduate programs to take effect in 1441 AH;
  • The promotion of university employees.

It was noted that this meeting was convened to enhance academic performance in accord with the Kingdom's national programs.