Dr. Nabeel Haidar
Vice President for
Dr. Nabeel Haidar was appointed Vice President for Academic Affairs
since October 1, 1992.
Dr. Haidar, a Professor of Chemistry, has a BS and
MS Degrees from the American University of Beirut and a Ph.D. from the University
of Kentucky. He has served since 1982 as Associate Dean and Director of Off-campus
programs, and was appointed Academic Dean, Byblos, in March 1988. He has
published a number of scholarly articles and has been very effective in the
development of our new facilities in Byblos and the academic program of this
branch. In his capacity as the Vice President for Academic Affairs, he is
responsible for the over-all academic programs of the University and supervises
the activities of the Deans at the various campuses and the Directors of
Centers for Research Studies. He acts for the President in his absence from
the country or when he is incapacitated.
He has published several articles in chemical
journals and has contributed chapters to several books on the topics of National
and International Education as well as the topics of Educational Exchange
and Peace. He established several research institutes at LAU and under his
tenure LAU’s graduate programs increased from 1 to 8 while the undergraduate
programs increased by 17. Also, under his academic tenure LAU established
the professional programs in Engineering, Pharmacy and Architecture.
Dr. Haidar serves on the Boards of several Educational
Institutions and on special national and international educational councils.