Source: KKU - Media Center
His Excellency the University President, Prof. Faleh bin Rajaa Allah Al-Solami, patronized the 12th meeting of Saudi Universities endowment representatives, which was held on Thursday morning, the 3rd of December.
The meeting included three sessions, the first session started by a speech delivered by His Excellency the University President, in which he stressed the importance of endowments, and how they enhance Universities’ self-resourcing.
During the second session of the meeting, the Secretary General of King Khalid University Endowment, Prof. Omar Al Mushait, thanked the organizing committee for their efforts, while the Executive Director of Scientific Endowment at King Abdulaziz University, Dr. Essam bin Hassan Kawthar, presented the achievements of the previous endowment meeting.
On his part, the Secretary General of King Saud University endowments, Dr. Khalid bin Saad Al-Dhafer, talked briefly about the difficulties and challenges facing the universities endowments nowdays, while Dr. Majid Al-Duwaish, presented a research paper entitled “Process and Results of Universities Joint Endowment Initiatives.”
On Wednesday, the 2nd of December, His Excellency the University President, Prof. Faleh bin Rajaa Allah Al-Solami, patronized a symposium entitled “University Endowments in Light of the New Universities System : KAU and KSU Endowment Experience.”
The symposium was attended by His Excellency, the President of Taif University, Prof. Youssef bin Abdo Asiri, and Saudi universities endowment representatives, and a few members of the endowment inspection council, and a number of university vice deans and employees.
The symposium started with a speech given by His Excellency the University President, Prof. Faleh bin Rajaa Allah Al-Solami, he welcomed all the university guests, then he commended our wise leadership’s interest in enhancing and developing the role of Saudi universities, he also commended the Ministry of Education’s efforts in preparing universities for the new universities system, by enhancing universities’ self-resourcing strategies.
On his part, the Secretary General of KSU Endowments, Dr. Khalid bin Saad Al-Dhafer, explained the elements of a successful endowment. It's worth noting, that the symposium was concluded by answering some of the attendees’ questions.
The meeting also included a cooperation agreement between King Khalid University Endowments and King Abdulaziz University Scientific Endowment, which was signed under the patronage of His Excellency the University President, Prof. Faleh bin Raja Allah Al-Solami.
Prof. Omar bin Saeed Al Mushait, Secretary General of Endowments at the University,represented the University in signing the agreement, while Dr. Essam bin Hassan Kawthar, the Executive Director of Scientific Endowment at KAU, represented King Abdulaziz University.
The agreement aims to implement cooperation between the two parties in many areas.