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Gulf College appoints Dr Rima al Zadjali as dean

Gulf College appoints Dr Rima al Zadjali as dean

Muscat – 

Gulf College has created its official announcement of the appointment of Dr Rima al Zadjali as the dean of the college. The occasion took spot below the patronage of H H Sayyid Mohammed bin Thuwainy bin Shihab, chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT), Dr Issa Sabeel al Bulushi, chairman of the Board of Directors (BoD) and members of employees of the college.

The occasion commenced with the opening remarks by Dr Bulushi, who at the outset, expressed deep gratitude and appreciation to Dr Taki al Abduwani for his eminent leadership and guidance to the college in his capacity as dean more than the previous years. He then introduced the incoming dean Dr Rima as the most apt individual to take on the baton from her predecessor. With her a number of years of encounter in larger education and experience in the field of top quality assurance and leadership, he expressed immense trust and faith in her capability to fulfill the responsibilities of deanship for Gulf College. He was thankful to H H Sayyid Shihab’s magnificent assistance towards the improvement of the Board of Trustees and the college organisation structure. He stated that with new modifications, come new beginnings and that such modifications want to be regarded as as developmental for the optimistic development of the college. Dr Rima, now the dean of Gulf College, in her acceptance speech expressed her sincere gratitude to the BoT and BoD for the belief and self-assurance they evinced on her. She stated that her function was to construct on the prior successes the college had accomplished below the professional guidance and passionate leadership of Dr Taki. She reached out to the employees of the college for their assistance to allow her, to scale Gulf College to higher heights. She stated that her principal concentrate would be to help Gulf College accomplish national accreditation and whilst performing so uplift the requirements of teaching and understanding to make certain that the college fulfills its strategic objectives and serves its mission to supply internationally recognised and revolutionary academic qualifications that are suitable to the requirements of the students, job marketplace and national priorities. In this endeavour, she has revised the college organisational structure that will allow it accomplish its vision, offer strategic path and consequently unfold a new roadmap to achievement. She exhibited the new organisation structure and also highlighted main modifications in it. She stressed on the priority the college provides to Omanisation of some academic and managerial posts, whilst preserving a harmonious balance of national and international experience. She stated that the college shall perform closely with its companion universities (each Cardiff Metropolitan and Staffordshire), in order to sustain the highest academic requirements provided by the two prestigious universities alongside other stakeholders such as MoHE, employers, industries, alumni and wider neighborhood. She stated that via this move she will perform to align the institutional mission and vision to reflect the requirements of students and other stakeholders. The occasion also witnessed the promotion of committed, sincere and deserving Omani employees. Abid al Balushi was promoted as the manager for Public Relations, Karima al Hinai, director of Student Affairs, Zainab al Balushi, manager for Administrations, Zamzam al Sarmi, manager for Registrations and Ameena al Bulushi, manager for Admissions. Dr Rima stated her belief in organisational systems with emphasis and priority on cooperation and coherence. She presented her vision to see that academic and non-academic employees perform in tandem to construct a vibrant and productive organisation. She urged everybody to commit to the highest requirements of top quality in teaching and in serving the stakeholders.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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