Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

UQU Council History


- 2019/01/06

A- Transitional Period (Establishment) from 1 Rajab, 1401 A.H.:

As of 1 Rajab, 1401 A.H., an independent budget has been allocated to the University; the Minister of Education issued Resolution No. 8704/2, dated 5 Rajab, 1401 A.H., to form a temporary university council under the presidency of Dr. Rashid Al-Rajih, the Vice-President of King Abdul-Aziz University (Makkah Campus), and with the membership of seven deans, as follows:

Dr. Alyan Al-Hazmi

Dean of the College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies

Dr. Mansour Abu Laban                  

Dean of the College of Education

Dr. Abdullah Al-Jarbu`                      

Dean of the Institute of Arabic Language
 

Dr. Abdullah Al-Sani’                        

Dean of Student Affairs
 

Dr. Abdul-Aziz Al-Zayid                        

Dean of Library Affairs
 

Dr. Abdul-Wahab Al-Hakmi                

 Dean of Admission and Registration

Dr. Muhammad Abdullah Hajar Al-Ghamdi          

Dean of College of Education - Taif (at that time, the College was a UQU branch in Taif)
 

                      
In light of the aforementioned, the University Council convened for the first time at 10 a.m. on Sunday 13, Rajab, 1401 A.H. (corresponding to 17 May, 1981 A.C.) in the Meeting Hall in Al-Aziziyyah. This meeting was followed by several meetings.  During this phase, King Abdul-Aziz University (Makkah Campus) was officially converted into an independent university under the name “Umm Al-Qura University” by virtue of the Royal Decree issued in Sha`ban, 1401 A.H. The total number of the University Council’s meetings during the establishment phase that ended on 18 Ramadan, 1401 A.H. amounted to 11.

B. Issuance of UQU Regulation Later in Ramadan 1401 A.H.:

UQU began its journey as an independent university according to the planned course, upon the issuance of its regulation, pursuant to Resolution No. 19 of the Council of Ministers (on 19 Ramadan, 1401 A.H.), promulgated by Royal Decree No. M/39, issued on 28 Ramadan, 1401 A.H. This date marked a turning point for the UQU Council, which has assumed extensive roles and has made great contributions with regard to the establishment and support of the University’s infrastructure. The Council shouldered greater responsibilities pertaining to the development of the UQU’s academic, scientific, administrative, and financial affairs. According to this regulation, the university’s powers and responsibilities were assigned to:

- UQU Higher Council
- UQU President
- UQU Council

The articles of the above-mentioned regulation set all tasks and powers of these authorities in a manner that makes compatible and integrated with each other without any conflict.

According to Article 17 regulating the formation of the UQU Higher Council, this Council held its first session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 24 Rabi` Al-Awwal, 1402 A.H.,  corresponding to 19 January, 1982 A.C., in the University Meeting Hall in Al-Aziziyyah, Makkah. The director of this session was the Minister of Higher Education, UQU Chancellor, and Vice-Chancellor of Universities, His Excellency Sheikh Hasan bin Abdullah Al Sheikh (may Allah be merciful to him), and its members were as follows:

His Excellency Sheikh Hisham bin Mohyi Al-Din Al-Nazir                      

Minister of Planning
 

His Excellency Sheikh Turki bin Khalid Al-Sudairi

Head of Civil Service Bureau

His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Omar Nasif                        
 

King Abdul-Aziz University President

His Excellency Dr. Muhammad Sa`id Al-Qahtani                        
 

King Faisal University President

Sheikh Salih bin Muhammad Jamal                                  

Municipal Council President

Dr. Rashid bin Rajih Al-Sharif                             

Acting UQU President

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdullah Hajar Al-Ghamdi                        

UQU Secretary-General

Dr. Ali bin Abbas Al-Hakami                             
 

Dean of the College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies

Dr. Mahmoud bin Muhammad Asadullah Al-Kazmi                

Dean of the College of Education
 

Dr. Muhammad bin Ibrahim Ahmad Ali  

Dean of the College of Da`wah and Fundamentals of Religion

Dr. Alyan bin Muhammad Al-Hazmi                         

Dean of the College of Arabic Language
 

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Mustafa Aqab                      

Dean of College of Applied Sciences and Engineering

Dr. Zuhair bin Ahmad Ali Asadullah Al-Kazmi              
 

Dean of the College of Education (Taif Campus)

Dr. Abdullah bin Sulaiman Al- Jarbu`                       

Dean of the Institute of Arabic Language
 

Dr. Abdullah bin Ali Al-Sani`                               

Dean of Student Affairs
 

Dr. Abdul-Wahab bin Ali Al-Hakmi                     

Dean of Admission and Registration

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Muhammad Al-Zayd                  

Dean of Library Affairs
 


The minutes of this session was dubbed "a historic session" in the course of the establishment phase of Umm Al-Qura University. On the other hand, the University Council continued to hold its meetings under the chairmanship of the UQU President, with the formation stipulated by Article 28:
University Council shall be formed as follows:

 

  1. UQU President or Acting President shall be the Chairman of the Council.
  2. UQU Vice-Presidents
  3. Deputy Minister of Higher Education
  4. Deputy Minister of Education
  5. UQU Secretary-General
  6. Deans
  7. Academic staff member from each college or institute shall be appointed by the Higher Council for a renewable tenure of two years (can only be renewed once).

Pursuant to the resolution issued on 19 Ramadan, 1401 A.H., the University Council turned from a temporary council into an officially recognized permanent one, with the above-mentioned formation. The first session held with its official formation was actually the Council’s twelfth session, which was held at 11 p.m. on 20 Rabi` Al-Awwal, 1401 A.H. in the Meeting Hall at the premises of the General Administration (currently, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Institute for Hajj and Umrah Research). Later on, the Council took the form set forth in Article 28 at its second session on 13 Safar, 1403 A.H. (28 November, 1982 A.C.), under the chairmanship of Dr. Rashid Al-Rajih, UQU President and with the membership of the following:

Dr. Mahmoud bin Muhammad Safar                                  
 

Deputy Minister of Higher Education for Technical Affairs

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdullah Hajar Al-Ghamdi                        

UQU Secretary-General

Dr. Ali bin Abbas Al-Hakami                               

Dean of the College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies

Dr. Mahmoud bin Muhammad Asadullah Al-Kazmi                

Dean of the College of Education
 

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Abdullah Al-Hamidi 

Dean of College of Da`wah and Religion Fundamentals

Dr. Alyan bin Muhammad Al-Hazmi        

Dean of the College of Arabic Language

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Mustafa Aqab      
 

Dean of the College of Applied Sciences and Engineering

Dr. Zuhair bin Ahmad Ali Asadullah Al-Kazmi              
 

Dean of the College of Education - Taif Campus

Dr. Abdullah bin Sulaiman Al-Jarbu`                       

Dean of the Institute of Arabic Language
 

Dr. Sharaf bin Ali Al-Sharif                            

Dean of Student Affairs

Dr. Abdul-Wahab bin Ali Al-Hakmi   

Dean of Admission and Registration

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Muhammad Al-Zayid  

Dean of Library Affairs

The UQU Council and UQU Higher Council continued to hold sessions, with the number of members increasing with the establishment of new colleges and deanships. The University continued to develop and make progress with the aim to fulfill the objectives set by its regulation, through managing a great deal of the University scientific, administrative and financial affairs, and issuing many resolutions and regulatory recommendations of different levels.


C- Higher Education Council and Universities Regulation:

UQU Council sessions had continued to be held with the previous formation for years until Royal Decree No. M/8 was issued, dated 4 Jumada Al-Thani, 1414 A.H., to approve the Higher Education Council and Universities Regulation, which was issued by virtue of the Council of Ministers’ Resolution No. 60, dated 2 Jumada Al-Thani, 1414 A.H. This regulation is still applicable to all Saudi universities, and Article 18 thereof states the following:  
* The University will be managed by the following:

        - UQU Council
        - UQU President
        - UQU Vice-Presidents

Article 19 thereof states the following:
 * University Council shall consist of the following:

  1. Minister of Higher Education (Chairman of the Council)
  2. University President (Vice-Chairman of the Council)
  3. UQU Vice-Presidents
  4. General Secretary of the Higher Education Council
  5. Deans
  6. Three experienced officials to be appointed by Minister of Higher Education for a tenure of three years

The University Council held its first meeting, subject to Article 19, at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, 8 Shawwal, 1414 A.H. (20 March, 1994 A.C.), under the chairmanship of His Excellency the Minister of Higher Education, Vice-President of Higher Education Council, and UQU President, Dr. Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Anqari, and with the membership of the following:

His Excellency Dr. Rashid bin Rajeh Al-Sharif                             

UQU President

Dr. Muhammad bin Sa`d Al-Salim                          

Secretary-General of the Higher Education Council

Dr. Sa`d bin Hamid Al-Sabi`y                        
 

UQU Vice-President

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdullah Hajar Al-Ghamdi             

Vice-President for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research
 

Dr. Abid bin Muhammad Awaid Al-Sufiani                              

Dean of the College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies

Dr. Hasan bin Ali Mukhtar Mukhtar    

Acting Dean of the College of Education

Dr. Ali bin Nafi` Al-Alyani                   

Dean of the College of Da`wah and Fundamentals of Religion

Dr. Muhammad bin Marisy Sa`d Al-Harthi                        

Dean of the College of Arabic Language

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Hajaji                     

Dean of the College of Applied Sciences and Engineering

Dr. Abdullah bin Abdul-Karim Al-Abbadi                 

Dean of the College of Education (Taif Campus)

Dr. Nasir bin Abdullah Salih                 

Dean of the College of Social Sciences

Dr. Muhammad bin Na`im Radwi      

Dean of the College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture

Dr. Sa`id bin Abdullah Al-Shahrani                      

Dean of the Institute of Arabic Language

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Ali Al-Uqla         
 

Dean of Student Affairs

Hamid bin Ahmad Al-Shanbari                                

Dean of Admission and Registration
 

Dr. Hammad bin Muhammad Al-Thamali                  
 

Dean of Library Affairs

Dr. Yusuf bin Abdullah Sanad Al-Ghamdi              

Dean of University Studies for Girls

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Abdullah Khayyat                  

Dean of the Institute of Scientific Research and Islamic Heritage Revival

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Saqr Al-Ghamdi                

Dean of the Community Service Center


Ever since, the UQU Council has taken actions and has issued all resolutions in accordance with the Higher Education Council and Universities Regulation, and the bylaws and regulations issued by the Higher Education Council.

The following represents the earlier sessions of the UQU Council which witnessed the first time for each UQU President to attend the session:

1) Dr. Suhayl bin Hasan Qadi (2nd UQU President) attended his first session held in the evening of Sunday, 14 Jumada Al-Awwal, 1416 A.H. in the Meeting Hall, in the General Administration’s headquarters in Al-Aziziyyah. The session was chaired by His Excellency Dr. Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Anqari, Minister of Higher Education, Vice-Chairman of Higher Education Council, and UQU Chancellor, with the presence of the following council members:

Dr. Suhail bin Hasan Qadi                        

UQU President

Dr. Muhammad bin Sa`d Al-Salim                            

Secretary-General of Higher Education Council

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdullah Hajar Al-Ghamdi             

Vice-President for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research

Dr. Muhammad Na`im Hamid Radwi             

UQU Vice-president

Dr. Muhammad bin Samil Swaimal Al-Salmi                               
 

Dean of the College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies

Dr. Abdullah Omar Sulaiman Al-Dimigi                            

Dean of the College of Da`wah and Fundamentals of Religion

Dr. Hasan bin Muhammad Ahmad Bajouda                         

Dean of the College of Arabic Language

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Abdullah Abdul-Ghani Khayyat                   

Dean of the College of Education (Makkah Campus)

Dr. Abdullah bin Abdul-Karim Al-Abbadi                 
 

Dean of the College of Education (Taif Campus)

Dr. Isa bin Muhammad Isa Rawas                   
 

Dean of the College of Social Sciences 

Dr. Gamal bin Abdul-Aziz Mustafa Shasha                       

Dean of the College of Social Sciences

Dr. Muhammad bin Maslat Al-Sharif                         .
 

Dean of the College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture

Dr. Sa`id bin Abdullah Mushabbab Al-Shahrani                       

Dean of the Institute of Arabic Language

Dr. Nasir bin Abdullah Uthman Al-Salih                           

Dean of the Institute of Scientific Research and Islamic Heritage Revival

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Ali Farrag Al-Uqla                             

Dean of Student Affairs

Dr. Hammad bin Muhammad Al-Thamali                  

Dean of Library Affairs
 

Dr. Hasan bin Ja`far Muhammad Thabit                                

Dean of Admission and Registration
 

Dr. Yusuf bin Abdullah Sanad Al-Ghamdi              

Dean of University Studies for Girls 

Dr. Muhammad bin Ma`id Jawi`id Al-Wadhiani                  

Dean of Community Service Center


Dr. Ahmad bin Nasir Muhammad Al-Hamad                               

Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Secretary of the Council

2) Prof. Nasir bin Abdullah bin Uthman Al-Salih (3rd UQU President) attended the session of the University Council for the first time as Acting UQU President in the evening of Wednesday, 7 Rajab, 1421 A.H. in the Meeting Hall in the General Administration’s headquarters in Al-Aziziyyah. The session was chaired by Dr. Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Anqari, Minister of Higher Education, Vice-President of Higher Education Council, and UQU Council President, with the presence of the following council members:  

Prof. Nasir bin Abdullah bin Uthman Al-Salih  

Acting UQU and Vice-President for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Salih                            

Acting Secretary-General of Higher Education Council

Dr. Sultan bin Sa`id Maqsud Bokhari                       

UQU Vice-President

Dr. Muhammad bin Ali bin Farrag Al-Uqla                               

Dean of College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies

Dr. Muhammad Tahir bin Abdul-Rahman Nur Wali                   

Acting Dean of the College of Da`wah and Fundamentals of Religion
 

Dr. Salih bin Muhammad Al-Saif                   

Dean of the College of Education (Makkah Campus)

Dr. Muhammad Salih bin Jamal Badawi                        

Dean of the College of Arabic Language

Prof Subhi bin Abdul-Hafiz Qadi                  
 

Dean of the College of Education (Taif Campus)  

Dr. Bakhit bin Nafi` bin Marzouk Al-Matrafi                 

Dean of the College of Sciences (Taif Campus) 

Dr. Isa bin Muhammad Isa Rawas                        

Dean of the College of Applied Sciences

Dr. Muhammad bin Muslih bin Mastur Al-Thamali                 

Dean of the College of Social Sciences
 

Dr. Tarek bin Muhammad bin Ahmad Nahas                        
 

Dean of the College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture

Prof. Abdul-Raziq bin Muhammad Nur Sultan           

Dean of the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences

Dr. Abdullah bin Ahmad Abdullah Al-Attas                      
 

Dean of the Institute of Arabic Language

Dr. Osama bin Fadl bin Idarous Al-Bar                
 

Dean of the Institute of the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques for Hajj Research

Prof. Sa`d bin Abdullah bin Bardi Al-Zahrani                           

Dean of the Institute of Scientific Research and Islamic Heritage Revival
 

Dr. Fawwaz bin Ali Jundaib Al-Dahas                               

Dean of Student Affairs

Dr. Abdul-Muhsin bin Abdullah Al Al-Sheikh                     

Dean of Library Affairs
 

Dr. Fu’ad bin Salih Abdul-Hai Bukhari                  

Dean of Admission and Registration

Prof. Hasan bin Ali Mukhtar                         

Dean of Community Service and Continued Education

Dr. Ahmad bin Nasir Muhammad Al-Hamad                               

Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Secretary of Council

3)  In presence of the UQU President, Prof. Adnan bin Muhammad bin Abdul-Aziz Wazzan (the 4th UQU President), the University Council convened for the fifth time (the first for the new UQU president) following the Maghreb (Evening) Prayer on Wednesday,  8 Rabi` Al-Thani, 1428 A.H., in the Meeting Hall at the headquarters of the University Council in Al-Abdiyyah. The session was held under the chairmanship of Minister of Higher Education, Vice-President of the Higher Education Council, and the UQU Council President, Dr. Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Anqari, with the presence of the following Council members:

UQU President       

Prof. Adnan bin Muhammad Abdul-Aziz Wazzan  

Secretary-General of Higher Education Council

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdul-Aiz Al-Salih

Acting UQU and Vice-President for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research

Prof. Hashim bin Bakr Muhammad Hariri 

Dean of the College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies

Dr. Saud bin Ibrahim Muhammad Al-Sharim                               

Dean of the College of Da`wah and Fundamentals of Religion

Dr. Abdullah bin Muhammad Ramian Al-Ramian                    

Dean of the College of Education

Dr. Zuhair bin Ahmad Ali Asadullah Al-Kazmi                

Dean of the College of Arabic Language 

Dr. Abdullah bin Nasir Muhammad Al Ali Al-Qurani                       

Dean of the College of Applied Sciences

Prof. Ahmad bin Ali Ahmad Al-Khammash         

Dean of the College of Social Sciences 

Dr. Khalid bin Sulaiman Husain Ma`tuq                       

 Dean of the College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture

Dr. Mar`i bin Abdullah Al-Shahri

Dean of the College of Medicine

Dr. Abdullah bin Abdul-Rahman Hamza Al-Marzouki                    

Dean of the Institute of Arabic Language    

Dr. Salih bin Khalid Ahmad Diry                             

Vice-Dean of Library Affairs

Dr. Saud bin Hamهd Ahmad Al-Luhiani                            

Dean of Student Affairs

Dr. Salih bin Hasan bin Sa`id Al-Mab`uth                

Dean of the College of Community Service and Continued Education

Prof. Adil bin Muhammad Nour Abdullah Ghubashi        


Dean of Admission and Registration

Dr. Abdullah bin Ahmed Abdullah Muhammad                  

Dean of the Institute of Scientific Research and Islamic Heritage Revival

Prof. Zayid bin Ogair bin Zaid Al-Harithi                         

  Acting Dean of the Institute of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for Hajj Research

Dr. Atif bin Husain Mustafa Asghar
 

Dean of the Higher Institute of Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice

Prof. Abdullah bin Saaf Obaidullah Al-Luhiani

Dean of the Community College

Prof. Esam bin Hamid Muhammad Al-Ahdal              

Dean of the College of Computer and Information Systems

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdullah bin Uthman Al-Salih                

Dean of the College of Applied Medical Sciences

Dr. Hani bin Uthman bin Yasin Ghazi                    

 Dean of the Postgraduate Studies and the Secretary of the Council

Dr. Thamir bin Hamdan bin Jabir Al-Harbi                              

 

4)  The third session for the Council was the first session to be attended by Dr. Walid bin Husain Abu Al-Farag (5th UQU President), who chaired it on behalf of Dr. Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Anqari, Minister of Higher Education, Vice-President of Higher Education Council, and UQU Council President. It was held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, 5 Rabi` Al-Thani, 1430 A.H., in King Faisal bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud Hall for meetings and forums in the University City, Al-Abdiyyah. The Members of the Council included:

Secretary-General of the Higher Education Council                          
 

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Salih

UQU Vice-President

Prof. Hashim bin Bakr Muhammad Hariri              

Vice-President for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research

Prof. Ghazi bin Yahya Zakariyya Dahlawi             

 Vice-President for Academic Development and Community Service

Prof. Muhammad bin Muslih Mastur Al-Thamali     

 Vice-President for Female Students

Dr. Tarek bin Muhammad bin Ahmad Nahhas                      
 

 Dean of the College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies

Dr. Saud bin Ibrahim Muhammad Al-Sharim                               


Dean of the College of Education

Dr. Zuhair bin Ahmad Ali Asadullah Al-Kazimi                


Dean of College of Da`wah and Fundamentals of Religion

Dr. Abdullah bin Muhammad Ramian Al-Ramian                    

Dean of  the Institute of Arabic Language

Dr. Abdullah bin Nasir bin Muhammad Al-Qarni                  

Dean of the College of Applied Sciences

Prof. Omar bin Abdullah bin Hasan Al-Amoudi          

Dean of the College of Social Sciences

Prof. Muhammad bin Musafir bin Ali Al-Qarni            

Dean of the College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture

Dr. Mar`i bin Abdullah Al-Shahri                          

 Vice-Dean of the College of Medicine

Dr. Abdullah bin Atiyya bin Ahmad Al-Ghamdi                  

Dean of the College of Computer and Information Systems

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdullah bin Uthman Al-Salih                

Dean of the College of Applied Medical Sciences

Dr. Hani bin Uthman bin Yasin Ghazi                    

Dean of the College of Pharmacy
 

Dr. Muhammad bin Tahir bin Muhammad Ali Tayeb                

Dean of the College of Dentistry

Dr. Ghassan bin Salim Asa`ad Nu`man                          

 Dean of the College of Administrative Sciences and Tourism

Dr. Muhammad bin Fawaz bin Rajallah Al-Omairi  

Dean of Jumoum University College
 

Dr. Faisal bin Abdul-Qadir Baghdadi    

 Dean of Qunfudhah University College

Dr. Yahia bin Ahmad Al-Zahrani                      

 Dean of the College of Health Sciences for Male Students

Dr. Fadil bin Muhammad bin Abdullah Banjar                    

Dean of Makkah Community College
 

Prof. Esam bin Hamid Muhammad Al-Ahdal              

  Dean of the College of Community Service and Continued Education

Prof. Adil bin Muhammad Nur Abdullah Ghubashi        

  Dean of the Institute of Arabic Language      

Dr. Salih bin Khalid bin Ahmad Diri

Dean of the Higher Institute for Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil

Dr. Khalid bin Abdullah Al Yahia Al-Shamrani      

Dean of the Institute of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for Hajj Research

Dr. Thamir bin Hamdan Jabir Al-Harbi

Dean of the Institute of Scientific Research and Islamic Heritage Revival

Prof. Sulaiman bin Ibrahim Muhammad Al-Ayid                          

 Dean of Library Affairs  

Dr. Adnan bin Muhammad bin Fayiz Al-Harthi                  

Dean of Student Affairs

Dr. Salih bin Hasan bin Sa`id Al-Mab`uth                

  Vice-Dean of Admission and Registration for Registration Affairs

Dr. Ahmad bin Saddiq bin Omar Al-Falally                  
 

Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Secretary of the UQU Council  

Dr. Samir bin Sulaiman Ahmad Nitto                        
 

Dean of Faculty Members Affairs

Prof. Sheikh bin Muhammad Safi Gamalul-Lail        

Dean of Academic Development and Quality  

Dr. Jamal bin Abdul-Aziz bin Mustafa Shasha                       

 

5) His Excellency the President of Umm Al-Qura University, Dr. Bakri bin Ma`tuq Assass (who is the sixth president of Umm Al-Qura University) attended his first session, which was the fifth session for the University. It was headed by His Excellency on behalf of the former Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Anqari, at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, 26 Jumada Al-Thani, 1431 A.H., corresponding to 9 June, 2010 A.C., in King Faisal bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud Hall for meetings and seminars in Al-Abdiyyah Campus. The members of the Council who attended the meeting were:

General Secretariat of the Higher Education Council

Dr. Muhammad bin Abdul-Aziz Al-Salih

Vice-President of the University

Prof. Adel bin Muhammad Nur Abdullah Ghubashi

Vice-President of the University for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research

Dr. Hani bin Uthman bin Yasin Ghazi

Vice-President of the University for Academic Development and Community Service

Prof. Muhammad bin Muslih bin Mastur Al-Thamali

Vice-President for University Campuses

Dr. Badr bin Ahmad Abdul-Rahman Habibullah

Dean of the College of Shari`ah and Islamic Studies

Dr. Su`ad bin Ibrahim bin Muhammad Al-Shuraim

Dean of the College of Education

Prof. Zayid bin Ujair bin Zaid Al-Harithi

Dean of the College of Da`wah and Fundamentals of Religion

Dr. Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Rumian Al-Rumian

Dean of the College of Arabic Language

Prof. Salih bin Sa`id bin Eid Al-Zahrani

Dean of the College of Applied Sciences

Prof. Ahmad bin Ali bin Ahmad Al-Khammash

Vice-Dean of the College of Social Sciences for Academic Development and Community Service

Dr. Adnan bin Nuri bin Yahia Al-Harbi

Vice-Dean of the College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture for Academic Affairs

Dr. Hamzah bin Ahmad Mahmoud Ghulman

Dean of the College of Medicine

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Ali Ruzi Al-Khawtani

Dean of the College of Applied Medical Sciences

Dr. Muhammad bin Abu Bakr Muhammad Basalamah

Dean of the College of Pharmacy

Dr. Muhammad bin Tahir bin Muhammad Ali Tayyib

Dean of the College of Dentistry

Dr. Muhammad bin Mustafa bin Muhammad Biyari

Dean of the College of Administrative Sciences and Tourism

Dr. Muhammad bin Fawwaz bin Rajallah Al-Umairi

Dean of the Makkah Community College

Prof. Isam bin Hamid Muhammad Al-Ahdal

Dean of the College of Community Service and Continuing Education

Dr. Yasir bin Sulaiman bin Mahmoud Shushu

Dean of the Jamuom University College

Dr. Faisal bin Abdul-Qadir Baghdadi

Dean of Al-Qunfudhah University College

Dr. Ibrahim bin Ali bin Muhammad Asiri

Dean of the College of Health Sciences (Male Section)

Dr. Ahmad bin Omar bin Ahmad Babilghaith

Dean of the Higher Institute for Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil

Dr. Khalid bin Abdullah Yahia Al-Shamarani

Dean of the Institute of Arabic Language for Non-Native Speakers

Dr. Adel bin Ahmad Salim Bani`mah

Vice-Dean of the Institute of Scientific Research and the Revival of Islamic Heritage for Research Affairs

Dr. Muhammad Jamil bin Muhammad Sa`id Alawi

the Dean of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Institute for Hajj and Umrah Research

Dr. Thamir bin Himdan bin Jabir Al-Harbi

Dean of Library Affairs

Dr. Adnan bin Muhammad bin Fayiz Al-Harthi

Dean of Student Affairs

Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Rashad Ali Suruji

Dean of Admission and Registration

Dr. Walid bin Jamil Ahmad Altaf

Dean of Postgraduate Studies and the Secretariat of the University Council

Dr. Samir bin Sulaiman bin Ahmad Nittu

Dean of the Faculty Members Affairs

Dr. Amin bin Yasin bin Muhammad Nur Fattani

Dean of Academic Development and Quality

Dr. Jamal bin Abdul-Aziz bin Mustafa Shasha

 

Notice: 

  • All officials mentioned herein were followed by other officials upon the end of their tenure. There might be other officials preceding those mentioned, in addition to those gaining the membership of the University Council after taking charge of a new or current university entity, including Vice-Deanships, Colleges, Institutes, or Deanships.
  • For more details on the names of officials preceding or following those mentioned above, the researchers and interested people can view them by visiting the websites of the entities they belong to, such as Vice-Deanships, Colleges, Deanships, and Institutes. Most of those entities, if not all, have links on the UQU Website.
  • The names of Their Excellencies the officials are mentioned here in order to give a quick documented overview (and not a detailed historical or analytical background) of the history of the University Council and the starting points of each system and stage experienced by the University Council, and what was known as the University Higher Council.
  • It is noteworthy that the source of information herein is official minutes of the meetings kept at the University Council Secretariat  headquarters. May Allah grant us success.

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