The VPAA is appointed by the President and reports directly to the University President on academic matters within the university. The VPAA is dedicated to accomplish the university academic mission through administering and overseeing its various academic programs. The VPAA supervises the Colleges’ Deans and Directors on academic matters. In addition, the core duties for the VPAA include the following:
Chairman of the Board of Trustees
The establishment of Al Falah University (AFU) is an expression of the wise attitude of our leadership towards education and its role in the welfare of society.
Under the patronage of our leaders the country has achieved high levels of economic, educational and social accomplishments. The role of AFU is to effectively contribute to the development which the UAE is experiencing and to help pave the way for the prosperity that lies ahead.
Advising and recommending to the University President on making necessary changes and taking actions in order to sustain strong academic programs and institutional success.
Overseeing the different academic operational strategies and tasks within the different colleges to ensure constant improvement of the different academic programs and to identifying potential opportunities to maintain the academic growth of the University .
Promoting the University uniqueness in order to maintain a sound competitive edge nationally, regionally and internationally.
Assuring the delivery of an outstanding array of programs that guarantee academic integrity in accordance with the University’s goals, mission and vision.
The VPAA is the academic catalyst to stimulate and assure the excellent academic level of the University and to provide a connection between higher administrations and the different Colleges within the University. Minimum requirements for this position include a Doctorate or terminal degree with sufficient academic credentials to stimulate building the University.