King Khalid University Rector, Dr. Faleh Bin Rajaa Allah Al-Salami issued a decree appointing Dr. Mohammed bin Ali Al-Hassoun as the Vice-President of the University. The decision was approved by the temporary committee of Higher Education affairs (canceled). In addition, His Excellency the Rector issued another decree to appoint Dr. Mohammed Al-Dajjam as the University Vice-President for educational and academic affairs besides his work as the University Vice-President for girls' colleges.
On this occasion, Dr. Al-Hassoun expressed his pride of confidence, stressing that it will motivate him to do his best to contribute, with his fellow Vice-presidents and under the direction of the Rector, to achieve the aspirations of the wise leadership; provide the university education that meets the vision of the Kingdom. Dr. Al-Hassoun asked God- the Almighty- to help him in performing his duty well.
It is noteworthy that Dr. Al-Hassoun holds a doctorate from Exeter University in the United Kingdom and has an impressive curriculum vitae. He held several positions, most recently was King Khalid University Vice-President for Educational and Academic Affairs in late 2013 after the generous approval of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud - God's mercy - in addition to his presidency and membership of a number of committees.