Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Policies of Reviewing the UQU Mission


- 2019/04/07

The university's mission is what drivers the university's activities and is the determiner of its objectives that achieve this mission. It also determines the priorities of the university in a way that affects planning and work inside the university and the appropriate organizational structure for achieving the mission and the objectives.

Thus, it is of a paramount importance to review the university mission periodically according to the following policies:

No.

Policy Scope

Policy

Responsibility

1

Reviewing Time Frame

University mission is reviewed at a defined period of time that ranges from three to five years unless there are new developments on the national, regional and international levels that require reviewing it during this time span.

Vice President of the University for Development and Entrepreneurship

2

Participation of those who are interested

All interested groups, whether inside or outside the university, will be allowed to share their views in forming the mission if it is modified or changed, according to the appropriate means (surveys, representative groups, interviews, etc.).

Vice President of the University for Development and Entrepreneurship

3

Mission Approval

The updated version of the mission is approved independently by the University Council or within the contents of the strategic plan of the university if the strategic plan is updated and approved along with the review and approval of the mission.

Vice President of the University for Development and Entrepreneurship

University Council

4

Mission Announcement

The mission, vision and the objectives of the university are published on the formal website of the university in at least two languages with the Arabic Language as one of them.

The mission is circulated independently among all units of the university or within the strategic plan of the university.

Vice President of the University for Development and Entrepreneurship

5

Linking Mission with the Organizational Structure

The organizational structure of the university is reviewed in light of the updated mission to ensure its achievement of the mission and the objectives. The organizational structure will be modified if it is necessary to do so for the achievement of the mission and the objectives.

Vice President of the University for Development and Entrepreneurship

Vice President of the University

University Council

6

Linking the missions and objectives of the units of the organizational structure to the university mission

All academic and administrative units of the university review their missions and objectives in light of the updated mission of the university. These missions and objectives will be updated to be in harmony with the updated mission and objectives of the university.

Academic and Administrative Entities at the University

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