Leadership at AUC

AUC's leadership team is made up of a knowledgeable, diverse, group of individuals from all over the world. Leadership at all levels is dedicated to creating a University environment that promotes excellence in teaching, research, creative expression and service.   

The Board of Trustees is the governing body that is responsible for the overall direction of the University. The board approves AUC’s mission and vision, budgets, campus plans and policy changes. Board of Trustees members supervise the University’s endowment and serve without compensation. The board also appoints the AUC president. 

AUC's president is the chief executive officer of the University and oversees all its operations. The president provides leadership and supervises the strategic actions that advance the overall direction, vision and values of the institution.  

The president works with the provost, the University's chief academic officer, on all issues related to academic programs. The provost is responsible for shaping and implementing the University’s academic vision, building the size and quality of its faculty, and ensuring that the quality of research and education are at par with the University’s mission and goals. 

Board of Trustees

AUC’s trustees constitute a governing board that is responsible for the overall direction of the University.

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President

Francis J. Ricciardone, AUC’s president, is leading AUC’s mission to be Egypt's global University. 

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Welcoming New Student Scholars, Honoring Achievers

Recognizing its distinguished scholars, AUC held a ceremony welcoming its 120 newest scholarship students, who hail from 26 Egyptian governorates and multiple countries, including Somalia, Yemen and the West Bank. The event also honored returning scholarship students who demonstrate an excellent academic record and was an opportunity for new students to network with scholarship alumni and learn from their experiences. 

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Harvard Partners with AUC's Department of Egyptology

After years of remote study and intermittent contact, AUC successfully signed an agreement with Harvard University to establish long-term relations and increased cooperation, especially between Harvard and AUC's Department of Egyptology. As part of this new partnership, AUC will be hosting a Harvard PhD student in Spring 2019.

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King's College Collaboration

King's College Collaboration

AUC has recently signed a three-year agreement with King’s College London, ranked among the top 25 universities worldwide, for a student summer exchange program as well as academic and research collaboration. “King’s College is one of the most prominent universities worldwide,” said Ahmed Tolba ’97, ’01, associate provost for strategic enrollment management.” King’s College is very selective with its partnerships, so this agreement is a reinforcement of AUC’s image as a top-quality University.”

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