The Office of Academic Affairs Meets With Department Heads and Coordinators
His Excellency, King Khalid University Rector Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, hosted the second meeting of department heads, coordinators, and the office of academic affairs at the main campus. Also in attendance were Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, Prof. Saad Du'ajim, Dean of Human Resources, Prof. Mohammad Al-Buhari, and Dean of Admissions and Registration, Dr. Abdulmohsin Algarni.
In his opening remarks, the Rector welcomed the attendees and expressed his gratitude to the department heads and coordinators for all of their hard work, noting that their collective efforts are indispensable in both academics and administration. He also thanked the office of academic affairs for their tireless efforts in organizing programs and resolving a myriad of operational issues.
The Rector also spoke about the importance of science education and technological development in education, and the increasingly significant roles of female faculty in these technical sectors. "Science education is key to the national development strategy, and women are vital to these efforts," he said.
Rector Al-Solamy: "Science education is key to the national development strategy, and women are vital to these efforts."
Vice Rector Du'ajim welcomed His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy and the other participants. He stated that the departments have a productive and symbiotic relationship with his office, and he thanked the department heads and coordinators for their support and cooperation. Vice Rector Du'ajim noted that science is a high priority for the university, relating that the next meeting would focus on scientific research conferences.
Later, the Head of the Arabic Language Department spoke about a number of issues and areas of concern to all departments. He also addressed a variety of proposed solutions and related policy recommendations. At the end of the meeting, there was an open forum with the Rector, the Dean of Human Resources, and the Dean of Admissions and Registration. The participants discussed a variety of questions raised by department heads and coordinators.