Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees in Gulf College is a
consultative, supervising board consisting of
17 members representing the founders,
Ministry of Higher Education, students’ parents,
businessmen of public and private sectors and
college faculty members.
The main tasks of the Board of Trustees is
giving opinions and remarks on the plans and
policies applied and new presented by the
college deanship. The Board members may also
offer support and assistance in implementation
of the policies and plans carried out by the
College according to the available facilities.
The College Board of Trustees comprises the
The College President
One representative from The Ministry of H.E.
Two representatives from
Five representatives representing the College
Three representatives of students’ parents, for
three years each
Four representatives of high qualification and
interest in higher
for three years each
The College Board
The College Board is structured as follows;
Associate Dean for Quality Assurance
Associate Dean for Curriculum
Deputy Dean for Business and Finance -
Deputy Dean for Computer Sciences
Deputy Dean for International Foundation
Administration and Finance Manager
Admission & Registration Manager
Manager - member
The College Board holds the following tasks and
Approves any agreements related to academic
connections with local and foreign parties and
periodically discusses procedures in such
Approves all regulations and organisational
procedures related to quality assurance or
academic procedures in the college and
periodically reviews the work.
Approves the annual budget of the College and
forwards it to the Board of Directors for their
Strengthens the relationship of the College with
the institutions in public and private sectors.
Strengthens the relationship between the
teaching staff and other offices in the College
and coordinates their scientific, academic,
training and consultative activities.
Assesses the College work by reviewing the
annual reports forwarded by the Dean and forms
committees for assessing the graduates’
abilities to meet the needs of society.
Discusses and approves the projects prepared by
the Deanship to organise the students’
activities or any other projects.
Enhances the standard of services provided by
the College related to learning, training,
scientific research and community services.
Discusses and approves the recommendations
presented by the College Dean to organise the
activities in the college.
Approves the annual report prepared by the
College Dean regarding activities in the college
to evaluate the achievements and suggested plans
for improvement to forward it to the Board of
Approves the study plans.
Grants academic, honorary degrees and
Lays instructions for students’ admission.
Coordinates between the activities of the
college regarding lessons, lectures, academic
research and examinations.
Appoints teaching staff, promotes and transfers
them from one rank to another, granting them
sabbatical years, leave without payment,
accepting their resignations and ending their
Establishes academic departments and approves
programmes, new academic specialisations,
merging them in others or cancelling them.
Assesses the teaching staff activities, their
teaching methods and academic research, and
takes decisions in this regard.
Sends teaching staff on scholarships, academic
missions, training courses, extending period of
stay and any other issue related to that.
Approves the recommendations for the number of
students annually admitted in the various
programmes and specialisations and the study
fees for each.
Evaluates proposed study plans presented by the
academic staff, discusses them and takes
Assesses the academic performance and the
scientific standard in the College.
Lays instructions for implementing the
regulations related to the academic activities
in the College.
Considers any issue related to the academic work
presented by the Dean that is not within the
authority of any other body.