EELU Top Management


Board of Trustees

• The Egyptian Institution for Development of Education and Knowledge Services, together with the Education Development Fund (EDF), shall form the EELU Board of Trustees which is composed of 11 members including the President of the  University. Most of the board members will  have academic experience but it might also include businessmen and public personalities.


• The  Board  Members are appointed for three years renewable thereafter. 


• EELU Board of Trustees will  be headed by one of its members by election.


• EELU Board of Trustees shall choose one of its members to undertake the chairperson's duties on behalf of him in the case of his absence.


• The board's sessions are held at least twice a year, with extraordinary general meetings whenever  needed, in all cases, the invitation of holding a session shall be done by the chairperson or the person elected on behalf of him.


• The board shall set an internal regulation for organising the board's works.


Board of Trustees  Authorities

The  Board of  Trustees shall delegate any of its authority to the chairperson,  the University Council or to any committee the board forms. The Board is authorized to:


• Draw up and approve  the general policy, strategies and developing plans of the  University.

• Allow the establishing of the University  Faculties and its  Learning  Centres. 

• Secure the  Universities  financial resources and accept on behalf of the University, grants and donations.

• Approve the  Universities  admission requirements and determine the number of  accepted students and their tuition fees.


• Discuss and approve the annual report presented by the  President of the  University.

• Approval  of the university budget and agree  the draft budget.

• Approval  of the Universities  final accounts.

• Approval  of the rules of using the  Universities  surplus, according to its annual budget after considering the  President's opinion.


• Approval  of the internal systems which the  University  Council suggests.

• Agree on the technological, scientific, cultural co-operation agreements between the  University and other institutions and individuals.


• Agree on providing the  University  Academic programs based on a recommendation from the  University  Council.


• Appoint the  University's  External  Auditor and determine his fees.

• Approval  of the organizational structure of the  University.


• Revise the  Universities  performance periodically.


• Agree on making contracts between the  University and other external institutions and organizations.

• Agree on making internal or external financial loan agreements for the developmental projects of the  University or   for any other purposes upon a recommendation from the  University  Council.


• Consider the suggestions of the  University  Council.

• Consider the issues presented by  the chairperson.   

Board Chairperson Authorities

The  Board of  Trustees chairperson shall supervise the execution of the  Universities  general policy, strategy and the development plans approved by the Board. A vice  Chairperson shall replace the chairperson in  his absence. The chairperson has the right to assign advisors or specialised experts to help him in accomplishing his duties.


The chairperson is authorized to:

• Invite the  Board  Members for a meeting after approving  the meeting schedule and the subjects to be discussed.

• The Head of the Board of Trustees will  follow-up the execution of the decisions made.

• Nominate and appoint the  University  President after the approval of the Board of Trustees.


• Delegate one of the  Universities   Vice  Presidents to undertake the  President's work in case of the absence of the  President or until appointing a new  President to the  University.


• Any other authorities the  Board of  Trustees shall recommend.


University Council

The  University  Council is formed of:

• President of the  University(Chairperson).

• Vice  President for Academic Affairs.

• Vice  President for technology, research and development.

• Deans of  Faculties.

• University General Trustee.

• One of the  University learning centres  managers alternately.

• A  representative of the teaching staff from each faculty.

• Representatives of administrative staff, students and alumni, in addition to experienced members from outside the  University. This membership is subject to the  nomination of the  University  Council and  approval of the  Board of  Trustees and  lasts for two years, renewable thereafter. 


The University  Council shall hold  periodic meetings,  it can also hold  extraordinary general  meetings whenever needed.


University Council Authorities

The  University  Council shall delegate some of its authority  to the  President of the University or to any committee the council forms. The  University  Council shall develop an internal regulation to organize  its works. The  University  Council is authorized to:


• Discuss and approve  the administrative, financial and academic charters and  other executive fundamentals.

• Discuss the internal system projects before presenting it to the  Board of  Trustees in order to gain approval. 

• Suggest establishing new faculties, new academic programs and new academic learning centres  and then present them to the  University Board of Trustees.


• Strengthen the connections among the  University  Learning  Centres  and co-ordinate between them concerning their teaching methods, scientific research and examinations.


• Agree upon the educational schemes of the academic programs and approve  the educational materials and teaching methods.


• Determine the semester's calendar including the semester's beginning and end dates, vacations,  breaks off and returns according to circumstances.


• Suggest the admission policy, including admission requirements,  numbers of students and present it  to the  Board of  Trustees.


• Set the rules of scholarship for distinguished students or those who have real needs,  provided that the scholarship's ratio shall not exceed 10% of the number of the enrolled students.


• Grant certificates and scientific degrees.

• Form committees for the council.

• Approval  of the student's behaviour charter and the necessary disciplinary procedures.

• Approve of the description of academic programs and the necessary conditions for granting academic degrees and certificates, according to the corresponding charters.


• Approval  of transfer credits for courses which students have taken in other universities.

• Determine and grant awards and scholarships according to the corresponding charters.

• Certify the collaboration agreements with other educational institutions.


• To  approve the  quality assurance criteria and follow its  applications in the educational fields, scientific research and community services. 


• Consider anything the  Board of  Trustees or the  University  President charges them  with.

President of the  University

The  President of the  University is appointed by a resolution from the  Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, according to the conditions and criteria the Board of Trustees puts in place. The  President's appointment is approved by the  Minister of  Higher  Education. It is stipulated that the  President of the  University must have  been a professor for five years  minimum and shall be appointed to the post for a term of four  years,  renewable thereafter.


• Dr.Yasser Hesham Dakroury    President of the Egyptian  e-Learning University
 
Vice Presidents

• A  Vice  President is appointed by a resolution from the  Chairperson of the Board of Trustees.  Upon the  nomination of the  University  President in the light of the specific method of selecting him, it is stipulated that a  Vice  President has been a professor for five years  minimum and shall be appointed to the post for a term of four  years, renewable thereafter.


• The  University has two  Vice  Presidents as follows:

• The  University  Vice  President for Academic Affairs.

• The  University  Vice  President for technology, research and development.


• The  President of the  University shall assign any  Vice  President to carry out his work and obligations in his absence as a  President of the  University by proxy.


• In the case of the    University  President's post becoming available, the  Chairperson of the  Board of  Trustees shall assign a   Vice  President to perform the  University  President's duties  until such time that a  new  University  President is appointed.


 Authorities of the University President


The President of the University shall assume the academic, administrative and financial affairs of the  University and shall be authorised to:


• Represent the  University before the official authorities, agencies and persons.


• Manage the  University scientific, financial and administrative affairs according to the  University's  Charter, the internal regulations and decisions issued herein. 


• Supervise the preparation of the  University's  general  budget and its final accounts presenting them to the Board of Trustees after having presented  them to the University Council.


• Present an annual report to the  University  Council at the end of every academic year, including  the academic, scientific and administrative performance of the  University and its role in serving the community,  developing the environment and its current situation regarding  its international relations.


• Assign specialists for preparing the internal regulation drafts, including  the academic, administrative and financial charters which organise the university works and then present them to the  University  Council.


• Appointment of  teaching staff from inside or outside Egypt, assigning  them to the  University.


• Appoint the academic and non-academic vacancies with exception to vacant positions  which are part of the authorities of the Board of Trustees.


• Supervise the preparation of the University strategies,   its annual and quintet plans and then in the light of this strategy,  present them to the  University  Council to discuss  and submit  to the Board of Trustees for approval  as a final version.


The  President of the  University shall delegate one of his authorities to the  Vice  Presidents,   Deans or any other person from the  University's top management. The  President of the  University shall supervise the following administrative cadres:


• The University Vice President for Academic Affairs.

• The University Vice President for Technology, Research and Development.

• Marketing Communications Administration.

• Legal Account Auditor.

• Legal Advisor.

• Legal Affairs Administration.

• Faculty Deans

• Academic Centre  Managers.

• University General Trustee.

• The President Office Manager and  secretarial staff.

Authorities of the University Vice President for Academic Affairs

The  University  Vice President for Academic Affairs is authorized to:

• Supervise the organization of the educational process in the university and supervise the learning centres  academically.


• Supervise the preparation and execution of the learning programs and the educational plans by co-ordinating with the faculties.


• Suggest the admission policy and supervise its execution.  


• Oversee the registration process  of the  University  Academic  Centres, , making  sure of their ongoing development and its suitability for the student's requirements  and technical development.


• Suggest the general policy for student services,  making  sure that the student services are working well for the benefit of the students.


• Co-ordinate the delivery of  all educational materials and supplies,  making  sure of their prompt delivery to the learning centres  within the scheduled  time frame.


• Co-ordinate the appointments and academic promotions for the teaching staff and  lecturers, in addition to  making decisions concerning them.


• Help in the accreditation process of the academic programs and follow its procedures,  making  sure that it has been delivered to the responsible authority within the appointed time frame. 


• Propose what would develop the policies, charters and procedures which control the educational process, for instance;  Bachelor charters, examinations, teaching staff appointments and promotions and course equivalence charters... etc.


• Ensure the existence of an assessment system for the academic staff,  making  sure that those who are responsible for the assessment process are executing it in a proper way.


• Prepare the annual  University calendar and the final examination schedule.


• Participate in following  university agreements with other institutions and make the university authorities responsible  aware of its importance, significance and requirements.


• Participate in drawing up the university strategy  projects, plans and future programs.  

• Be the  Chairperson or a member on  the committee which the regulations and resolutions define.

• Do any other tasks and duties the  University regulations and system stipulate.


• Supervise the process of the  University's accreditation scheme both locally and internationally,  providing  their requirements,  preparing  the  necessary documents to  present to the concerned authorities duly and in a timely manner in addition to  spreading awareness of the accreditation system, both inside and outside the  University.


• Supervise the appliance of quality assurance criteria academically, technically and administratively.


• Any task the  President of the  University charges him with within the university objectives and mission.  

 
The  University  Vice  President for Academic Affairs shall supervise the following administrative cadres:


• Student affairs administration.


• Examination administration.

• Quality assurance and accreditation administration.

•The Continuing Education and  Community services  Centre. 

• Office  Manager and  Secretarial staff.

Authorities of the  University  Vice President for Technology,  Research and  Development

The  University  Vice  President for Technology,  Research and  Development is authorized to:


• Supervise the  University's scientific research, stimulate the teaching staff to carry out scientific researches, spread public awareness of  the scientific research importance and work on developing their instruction and  charters.  Co-ordinate teaching staff attendance for   scientific conferences.


• Supervise the preparation of the draft for the  human resources development plans and training for the teaching staff, lecturers and employees, in addition to  putting executive programs together for those  plans,  and co-ordinating with the responsible authority.


• Help in the accreditation process of  academic courses by  following its procedures  and making  sure that it is  delivered to the responsible authority within  the correct time scale. 


• Participate in the  University  Council and the  Academic  Committee including  heading some of the committees which the regulations and systems stipulate.


• Do any other tasks and duties the  University regulations and systems stipulate.

• Complete  any task that the  President of the  University charges him with, within the  University's objectives and mission.   

 

The  University Vice  President for Technology,  Research and  Development shall supervise the following administrative cadres:


• Education Technology Center.

• Information Technology and Network Department.

• Scientific Research and Development Department.

• Library.

University General Trustee

The  University  General  Trustee is appointed by a resolution from the Board  Chairperson, after a nomination from the  President of the University in the light of the specific method of selecting him. It is stipulated that the  University  General  Trustee shall hold  a   University  Certificate with  experience in the financial and administrative field  and he/she  is witnessed to be efficient, honest and has good manners. The  appointment  is for three years, renewable thereafter.


The powers and responsibilities of the  University  General  Trustee are issued by the  President of the  University.  The  General  Trustee shall handle the following responsibilities:


• Suggest the regulations and procedures which organise the  University's financial and administrative processes,  working on developing them continually to achieve transparency, efficiency and effectiveness.


• Supervise the  University's buildings, its centres,  utilities and cleanness.   Provide services for them like water, electricity and transport  to enable the responsible persons, workers and students to accomplish their tasks in an efficient and timely manner. 


• Supervise the preparation of the annual budget of the  University and its  Learning  Centres  duly and within the strategic vision.


• Make sure that the financial transactions and procedures are completed  according to the correct  financial and accounting rules,  financial systems and its charters.


• Make sure that the purchases of the  University and its centres  are done according to the specified systems and that the university possession of instruments, equipment, books materials, educational bags, computer system programs are preserved and treated in a way that prevents  them from loss, damage, misuse or theft. • Participate in   University strategic projects, plans and programs in the field of his/her works.


• Guarantee the existence of a system for evaluating the performance of the administrative and financial employees,  making  sure that the persons in charge are doing the evaluation process duly.


• Suggest the appointment of some employees according to  the regulations and systems.

• Head or participate in committees and councils according to the rules and regulations.

• Do other works which the regulations and systems stipulate.

• Complete  any task the  President of the  University charges them  with.

The  General  Trustee shall supervise the following administrative cadres:

• Financial affairs administration.

• Human resources administration.

• Administrative affairs administration.


University Deans

The  University  Deans are appointed by a resolution from the  President of the  University for three years, renewable thereafter.   It is also stipulated that the  Dean is a professor. The  Dean is responsible for planning, developing and evaluating the academic programs of the faculty. He/she  shall recommend awarding the faculty degrees and certificates to the  University  Council.


Learning Centre  Manager

The Learning  Centre   Manager is appointed by a resolution from the  President of the  University and is for three years, renewable thereafter.   It is stipulated that the  Learning  Center  Manager shall be an associate professor at least.


Authorities of the  Learning  Centre   Manager

The  Learning  Centre   Manager shall carry out the following duties:

• Represent the centre  before the official authorities and people  where the centre  is established. 

• Manage the academic, financial and administrative affairs of the  centre. 


• Present periodic reports about the centre's  activities to the  President of the  University, in addition to presenting a report at the end of the semester and an annual report at the end of the academic year regarding  the centre's  achievements.


• To  advise the  President of the  University on all  issues related to employment or the promotion of  teaching staff, instructors and employees within the centre. 


• Supervise the preparation of the centre's  draft budget, including  actioning it  after taking  approval from the competent authorities in the  University.


• Discuss the centre's  budget and  final accounts of  the previous fiscal year and submitting them  to the  President of the  University.


• Suggest to the  President of the  University any plans to develop the  University's programs, educational materials, teaching methods and any administrative, financial and student affairs.


• Undertake any other works the  President of the  University charges him/her with, within the framework of the  University's  Charter and  Regulations.