Governance and Administration

Office of the President

Visit of the Presidential Search Committee

Dear members of our LAU community,

I am writing to invite you to a meeting with Mr. Philip Stoltzfus, member of the Presidential Search Committee and 2 members of Witt/Kieffer International, Ms. Natalie Derry - General Manager, UK and Europe and Ms. Lucy A. Leske - Senior Partner, Higher Education Practice, who are visiting LAU from December 3 till 5, 2018. Witt/Kieffer International is an international executive search firm that LAU hired as a consultant to help the Presidential Search Committee find the next President who will succeed Dr. Joseph G. Jabbra.

The purpose of this visit is to get to know you and the University better and to seek your input and expectations regarding the next LAU President.

For more information about all the LAU constituencies they will be meeting with, please see the below schedule:

Monday, December 3, 2018

Beirut Campus
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Meeting with LAU President, Dr. Joseph Jabbra 
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Faculty at BB 903 
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Staff at BB 903
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch with Students at the Faculty Lounge 
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Individual meetings with the VPs:
  • 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Dr. Elise Salem, VP Student Development and Enrolment Management
  • 3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Mr. Roy Majdalani, VP for Administration
  • 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Mr. Charles Abou Rjeily, VP Finance
  • 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Dr. George Najjar, VP University Advancement
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Visit to the Arab Institute for Women
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Meeting with the Steering Committee at LAU MC - RH (at St. Charles) 
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Meeting with Residents and Post-graduates at Auditorium D
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Meeting with Physicians at Auditorium D
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Meeting with Assistant to the President for Special Projects, Mr. Saad el Zein
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Byblos campus
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Meeting with Faculty at Science 607
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Meeting with Staff at Science 607
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Lunch with Students at Science 608
3:00 pm - 3:30 p.m. Meeting with LAU Provost, Dr. George Nasr


3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Meeting with Council of Deans at Jamil Iskandar Conference Room


Joseph G. Jabbra, Ph.D.,
Lebanese American University