H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and President of the American University of Sharjah (AUS) approved a number of decisions related to the development of AUS work mechanism and raising its proficiency, following which His Highness reviewed several AUS financial, academic and research issues.
This came as His Highness chaired Sunday a meeting of AUS Board of Trustees, during which Kevin Mitchell has been appointed Chancellor of the ASU after he had been acting Chancellor since March 2019.
During its meeting, the Board adopted the University’s operational budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020 as proposed by the Finance Committee of the Board.
His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah expressed his happiness with the progress of the University and its plans, especially in the field of research. He also thanked the members of the Board of Trustees for their hard work and continuous support.
Professor Kevin Mitchell said, “On behalf of all the members of the American University of Sharjah, I would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi for his guidance and wise leadership that made of the University an exceptional academic institution that attracts the best faculty members thus ensuring graduates’ full preparedness for the future. He also thanked the members of the Board for their hard work and continuous support The Board also approved bestowing the title of “Honourary Professor” on Dr. Yousef Abu Muhanna, and granting four –year renewable term contracts for 19 members of the teaching staff.