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Standing Committees



The following nine committees are university-wide standing committees that deal with major issues of interest to the University.  They are formed each year based on nominations submitted by each Dean to the President of the University who then consults with the University Council and appoints the committees.  Below is a short description of the function of each committee followed by its membership list.  

Based on his consultation with the Deans, President Elie A. Salem appointed the University Committees as listed below.  The term of these Committees expires on September 30, 2015​.

  1. ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE
  2. ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE
  3. SCHOLARSHIPS COMMITTEE
  4. CONSTRUCTION & TENDER COMMITTEE
  5. LIBRARY & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
  6. ORIENTATION COMMITTEE
  7. UNIVERSITY WIDE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
  8. COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE
  9. COMMENCEMENT COMMITTEE

ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE

The Admissions Committee concerns itself with admission decisions to the University. It has the final say on admission decisions. Admission decisions taken by each Faculty are brought to the Admissions Committee for confirmation and approval. In addition, the Admissions Committee studies and sets the University admission standards, and reviews them periodically.

FACULTY/DEPARTMENT NAME TITLE
FHS Abdel-Rahman, Abir Lecturer
ALBA, MAIN CAMPUS Beaini, Joseph Lecturer
FASS Fleonova, Olga Assistant Professor
FOBM Habib, Ibrahim Lecturer
IOHANES Haroun, Nadine Assistant Professor/Director of the Department of Archaeology & Museology
FOM Hawi, Jihad Assistant Professor
FOE Khalil, Nariman Associate Professor
SEG CAMPUS Khoury, Carmen Research Assistant
FOE/OAR Moubayed, Walid (Chairman) Professor/Dean
FOS Tannous, Tony Assistant Professor
ALBA, SIN EL-FIL CAMPUS Zakhariou, Christine Assistant Director​ for Admissions and Registartion


ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE
This committee deals with all disciplinary matters referred to it by Faculties, administrators or professors such as cases of academic dishonesty, plagiarism and disturbance of peace, violence etc… The committee can impose sanctions ranging from suspension for one semester to lifetime expulsion from the University. An appeal of its decisions may be brought up to the University Council level.

FACULTY/DEPARTMENT NAME TITLE
FOM Daoud, Ziad (Chairman) Professor
FOS Debs, Esperance Assistant Professor
FOE Issa, Johnny Assistant Professor
ALBA Khairallah, Antoine Assistant Professor
THEOLOGY Nassif, Fr. Bassam Assistant Professor
FHS Serhan, Mireille Assistant Professor
FASS Williams, Peter Associate Professor
FOBM Yared, Diana Lecturer


SCHOLARSHIPS COMMITTEE
The University of Balamand gives a significant amount of financial aid to its students every year. The Scholarship Committee studies financial aid applications to determine eligibility and the amount of aid a student should receive.

FACULTY/DEPARTMENT
NAME TITLE
FHS Abdel-Rahman, Abir Lecturer
IFFT Balaa, Rodrigue Assistant Professor
COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE Dahdah, Georges (Ex-Officio) Chief Financial & Business Officer
FASS Dick, Charles Assistant Professor
FOM Echtay, Karim Associate Professor
FOE Estephane, Jane Assistant Professor
FOS Farah, Farah Assistant Professor
FOE/OSA Gergess, Antoine (Ex-Officio) Professor/Dean
ALBA Haddad, Joseph Lecturer
FOBM Kuran, Omaya Lecturer
FOE/OAR Moubayed, Walid (Chairman) Professor/Dean


CONSTRUCTION & TENDER COMMITTEE
The tender committee concerns itself with studying tender documents for projects and deciding on major equipment and material purchases for the University.

FACULTY/DEPARTMENT NAME TITLE
COMPTROLLER'S OFFICE Dahdah, Georges Chief Financial & Business Officer
PROCUREMENT & CAMPUS SERVICES Hawi, Philip Director
FOE/ITC Inati, Elie Associate Professor/Assistant to the President
CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE Khoury, Nizam Director
FOE/OAR Moubayed, Walid Professor
FOE Najjar, Michel (Chairman) Professor/Dean/Vice President


LIBRARY & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
The Library Committee is in charge of the strategic issues related to the library. It works on receiving the Library requirements of each Faculty and fitting them to the overall acquisition strategy of the University. The committee works closely with the Library Committee in each Faculty.

FACULTY/DEPARTMENT NAME TITLE
FLIS Ayoub, Olga (Chairperson) Lecturer/Librarian
FHS Berro, Abdo Assistant Professor
ALBA, SIN EL-FIL CAMPUS Garde, Ghislaine Assistant Librarian
ITC Habib, Michel Director of the Computer Center
FOM Kanaan, Amjad Assistant Professor
FOBM Mardini, Patrick Assistant Professor
FHS Muallem, Hind Assistant Professor
THEOLOGY Najm, Simon Leccturer
FASS Ofeish, Sami Associate Professor
FOE Rishmany, Jihad Assistant Professor
ALBA Sarraf, Rima Assistant Professor
FOS Zakhem, Imad Assistant Professor


ORIENTATION COMMITTEE
The Orientation Committee works on the student orientation strategy of the whole University. It organizes the agenda for the school visits throughout Lebanon and the region. It also works on the participation of the University in college fairs inLebanon and the region. It organizes the Open House days at the University, where students and parents are hosted at the University for the purpose of educating them about the University and the different programs it offers.

FACULTY/DEPARTMENT NAME TITLE
FOE Abche, Antoine Professor
FHS Abdel-Rahman, Abir Lecturer
FASS Annous, Samer Assistant Professor
THEOLOGY Ayush, Daniel Professor
FHS Berro, Abdo Assistant Professor
FOM Farah, George Instructor
FLIS Farah, Ibrahim Instructor
FHS Germanos, Peggy Instructor
IFFT Imad, Rodrigue Assistant Professor
ALBA, SIN EL-FIL CAMPUS Issa, Marie-Josée Assisant Orientation Officer
IFFT/AKKAR CAMPUS Khalil, Elias Professor/Director
SEG CAMPUS Khoury, Carmen Research Assistant
FOE Manneh, Rima Assistant Professor
FOE/OAR Moubayed, Walid (Chairman) Professor/Dean
FOS Nasr, Zeina Assistant Professor
THM Yacoub, Laurent Lecturer
ALBA, MAIN CAMPUS Ziadeh, George Laboratory Assistant


UNIVERSITY WIDE CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
The Curriculum Committee deals with common curriculum issues for the whole University. Its main focus is to assess and improve the university-wide required courses and the interdisciplinary programs. It serves as a consultant body to the University Council prior to the implementation of any new program.

FACULTY/DEPARTMENT NAME TITLE
FOS Abdul-Aziz, Abdul-AbdulRahman Associate Professor
FOBM Charif, Husni Associate Professor
IOHANES Dennaoui, Elie Assistant Professor/Director of the Department of Digital Humanities
FOE El-Hoz, Mervat Associate Professor
ALBA, MAIN CAMPUS Fiani, Pauline Assistant Professor
ALBA, SIN EL-FIL CAMPUS Haidar, Mazen Assistant Director for the Architecture School
FOM Khachab, Maha Associate Professor
THEOLOGY Khalil, Fr. Jack Associate Professor
FOE/OAR Moubayed, Walid (Ex-Officio) Professor/Dean
FOBM Nasr, Karim (Chairman) Professor/Dean
FHS Rizk, Ursula Assistant Professor
FASS Shikhani, May Assistant Professor


COMMUNICATION COMMITTEE

FACULTY/DEPARTMENT NAME TITLE
ALBA, SIN EL-FIL CAMPUS Atallah, Clara Communication Officer
FLIS Ayoub, Olga Lecturer/Librarian
FOS Dergham, Joumana Associate Professor
FOE/OSA Gergess, Antoine Professor/Dean
FOE/DEVELOPMENT Haidar, Haissam Associate Professor/Director
FOBM Khayr, Hala Assistant Professor
FASS Maluf, Ramez Visiting Associate Professor
FASS Najjar, Hela Assistant Professor
FOE Najjar, Michel (Chairman) Professor/Dean/Vice President
THEOLOGY Nassif, Fr. Bassam Assistant Professor
FOE Saba, Riad Assistant Professor
ALBA, MAIN CAMPUS Sarraf, Rima Assistant Professor
FHS Serhan, Mireille Assistant Professor


COMMENCEMENT COMMITTEE

FACULTY/DEPARTMENT NAME TITLE
FOE Alameddine, Abdel Menhem Lecturer
FHS Berro, Abdo Assistant Professor
FASS Dorlian, George Professor/Dean
FOE/OSA Gergess, Antoine Professor/Dean
PROCUREMENT & CAMPUS SERVICES Hawi, Philip Director
FOE Jadayel, Oussama (Chairman) Professor
CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE Khoury, Nizam Director
FOBM Khoury, Yvonne Instructor
FOE/OAR Moubayed, Walid Professor/Dean
THEOLOGY Najjar, Deacon Nektarios (Marc) Assistant Registrar
FOE Najjar, Michel Professor/Dean/Vice President
FOE Tawk, Issam Assistant Professor
ALBA Zachariou, Yanni Assistant Professor
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