Source: King Khalid University - Media Center
The Emirate of Asir region issued a statement regarding the investigation directed by His Highness, the Governor of the Asir region, Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdulaziz, on the issue related to the student who gave inaccurate information in a public meeting. She claimed she was forbidden from being a lecturer although she was an excellent MA student. The investigation unveiled the intricacies revealing the integrity of the University’s position. The decisions made by the University’s Vice-President for Post-Graduate Studies and Scientific Research, Prof. Saad bin Abdul Rahman Al-Amari and the Dean of Post-Graduate Studies Dr. Ahmed bin Yahya Al-Faee ’ were objective. The Student request to an academic position was processed according to the rules and regulations organizing the admission to postgraduate studies and application for academic positions. The statement included an appreciation of the professors’ noble reaction when they waived the legal claim against that student. They decided to treat this issue in a pure academic manner in appreciation to her condition, and in adherence to the established educational principles.
In light of this, the University stresses that all the academic and administrative procedures are governed by regulations which the University makes sure to implement in a transparent, objective and accurate manner. It also confirms it welcomes any complaints, suggestions and notes with an open heart. It pointed that all the means of communication are available to all, however investigating the integrity and providing accurate information must be considered.