Page 19 - The UAE University AnnualReport for the Academic Year 2010 - 2011

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University Management
The Vice-Chancellor is responsible for the
management of the university as well as the overall
direction of institutional planning, budget and
financial activities, and external relations.
The Provost is the Chief Academic Officer and Chief
Operating Officer responsible for undergraduate
education, research and graduate studies, and
services that support the academic mission of UAEU.
The Secretary General is responsible for services
that support the academic mission and includes
finance, budget, facilities management, human
resouces, auxiliary services, and safety.
The Deans are the heads of Faculties, which are
groupings of academic disciplines, through which the
academic staff conduct teaching at undergraduate
and post graduate levels, and pursue research and
scholarly investigations.
Research Emphasis
Research is the engine that drives advancement in
technology, agriculture, medicine, law, the economy
and science; the development of research drives
policy and underpins growth. UAEU, the research
engine for the nation, continues to develop this
strong research mission.
Student Life
Students from all seven Emirates plus more than
20 countries enrich and enliven the campus and the
classrooms. The 7,200 students who live on campus
enjoy a full range of organized campus activities
and events that add a unique educational value
and vibrant dimension to each student’s academic
program. Classrooms and labs feature state-of-
the art equipment and instructional technology to
enhance student learning and contribute to academic
The more than 51,000 UAEU graduates provide
leadership throughout the UAE, the Gulf region
and increasingly the global community. UAEU is
committed to the human development goals and
cultural values expressed by Sheikh Zayed in
establishing UAEU as the national university in 1976.
Thirty-two faculty members were promoted this year
and 94 faculty were recruited during the year under
review. Thirteen nationals were appointed through
the National Teaching Assistants (TA) Program, all
of whom have been sent abroad to pursue their
graduate studies, while three TA , s obtained their
PhD , s and were appointed as Assistant Professors.
The UAEU prides itself by employing 192 Emirati
National faculty, which is over 26% of all faculty,
confirming that the university is truly a National
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