Academic Catalog 2017–2018

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University Administrators

Former LAU Presidents

  • Frances Irwin, 1924–1935
  • Winifred Shannon, 1935–1937   Acting
  • William A. Stoltzfus, 1937–1958
  • James H. Nicol, 1941–1943  Acting
  • Rhoda Orme, 1954–1955   Acting
  • Grace Loucks Elliot, 1958–1959  Acting
  • Frances M. Gray, 1959–1965
  • Salwa Nassar, 1965–1967
  • Cornelius B. Houk, Feb. 1967–June 1967   Acting
  • Marie Sabri, 1967–1969 Acting
  • William H. Schechter, 1969–1973
  • Albert Y. Badre, 1973–1982
  • Riyad F. Nassar, 1982–2004

Executive Officers

President

Joseph G. Jabbra, Ph.D.

Provost

George K. Najjar, Ph.D.

Assistant Provosts

  • Mona C. Majdalani, Ph.D., Academic Affairs
  • Wassim Shahin, Ph.D., Special External Projects

Vice-Presidents

  • Elise Salem, Ph.D., Student Development & Enrollment Management
  • Charles Abou Rjeily, Licence, Finance
  • Roy Majdalani, B.E., M.B.A., Human Resources & University Services
  • _____________University Advancement

Assistant Vice-Presidents

  • Abdo Ghié, M.P.A., Enrollment Management
  • Simon Sakr, M.B.A., Finance
  • Sonia Hajjar, Ph.D., Finance
  • George Hamouche, M.S., Facilities Management
  • Camille Abou-Nasr, B.E., Information Technology
  • Nassib Nasr, M.P.H., Development Middle East and Europe
  • ______________Development North America
  • Elie Samia, M.A., Outreach & Civic Engagement
  • Jassim Othman, Acting, Business Services
  • Charbel Aoun, M.B.A., Human Resources

Legal Counsel

Nour Hajjar, LL.M.

Academic Deans

  • Elie Haddad, Ph.D., School of Architecture & Design
  • Nashat Mansour, Ph.D., School of Arts & Sciences
  • Said Ladki, Ph.D., Adnan Kassar School of Business  Interim
  • George Nasr, Ph.D., School of Engineering
  • Michel Mawad, M.D., Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury  School of Medicine   
  • Anahid Kulwicki, Ph.D.,  Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing
  • Imad Btaiche, Ph.D., School of Pharmacy
  • Pierre Zalloua, Ph.D., Graduate Studies & Research

Deans of Students

  • Raed Mohsen, Ph.D., Dean of Students  Beirut
  • Makram Ouaiss, Ph.D., Dean of Students  Byblos

Academic Officers

School of Architecture & Design

Dean

  • Elie Haddad, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean

  • Farid Jreidini, B.Arch.

Chairs

  • Rachid Chamoun, Ph.D., Architecture & Interior Design   Interim
  • Yasmine Taan, Ph.D., Art & Design

Associate Chairs

  • Pierre Hage Boutros, D.E.S., Architecture & Interior Design
  • Melissa Plourde Khoury, M.F.A., Art & Design

Director

  • Silia Abou Arbid, B.Arch., Foundation Studies

School of Arts & Sciences

Dean

  • Nashat Mansour, Ph.D.

Assistant Deans

  • Costantine Daher, Ph.D.
  • Samer Habre, Ph.D.
  • Iman Osta, Ph.D.

Chairs

  • Danielle Azar, Ph.D., Computer Science & Mathematics  Acting
  • Rula Diab, Ph.D.,  English
  • Roy Khalaf, Ph.D., Natural Sciences
  • Jad Melki, Ph.D., Communication Arts   
  • Mona Nabhani, Ed.D., Education
  • Paul Tabar, Ph.D., Humanities
  • Marwan Rowayheb, Ph.D., Social Sciences

Associate Chairs

  • Ralph Abi-Habib, Ph.D., Natural Sciences
  • George Sadaka, Ph.D., English
  • Nadra Assaf, Ed.D., Communication Arts & Humanities
  • Samer Habre, Ph.D., Computer Science & Mathematics  Acting
  • Imad Salamey, Ph.D., Social Sciences

Adnan Kassar School of Business

Dean

  • Said Ladki, Ph.D. Interim

Associate Deans

  • Abdallah Dah, Ph.D.
  • Salpie Djoundourian, Ph.D.

Chairs

  • Ghassan Dibeh, Ph.D., Economics, also Director of MBA Program
  • Khodr Fakih, S.J.D., Information Technology & Operation Management
  • Silva Karkoulian, Ed.D., Management Studies
  • Elias Raad, Ph.D., Finance & Accounting
  • Josiane Sreih, Ph.D., Hospitality & Marketing

Associate Chairs

  • Guy Assaker, Ph.D., Information Technology & Operation Management and Management Studies
  • Maya Farah, Ph.D., Hospitality & Marketing
  • Armand Manassian, Ph.D., Finance & Accounting
  • Walid Marrouch, Ph.D., Economics

Directors

  • Elias Raad, Ph.D., Director of Executive Education Programs
  • Leila Messarra, Ph.D., M.B.A.
  • Jalal Armache, Ph.D., E.M.B.A.

School of Engineering

Dean

  • George E. Nasr, Ph.D.

Associate Dean

  • Raymond Ghajar, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean

  • Barbar Akle, Ph.D.

Chairs

  • Caesar Abi Shdid, Ph.D., Civil Engineering
  • Michel Khoury, Ph.D., Industrial & Mechanical Engineering
  • Zahi Nakad, Ph.D., Electrical & Computer Engineering

Program Coordinators

  • Jean Chatila, Ph.D., Engineering Programs Coordinator
  • Michel Khoury, Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering Program Coordinator

Gilbert & Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine

Dean

  • Michel Mawad, M.D.

Associate Dean

  • Zeinat Hijazi, M.D., Medical Education

Assistant Deans

  • Sola Bahous, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Affairs
  • Rajaa Chatila, M.D., Graduate Medical Education
  • Tony Zreik, M.D., Business Development
  • Vanda Abi Raad, M.D., Continuing Medical Education

Chairs

  • ​Adnan Awdeh, M.D., Surgery   Interim
  • Elie Abi Nader, M.D., Anesthesiology   Acting
  • Nola Bejjani, M.D., Pathology   Acting
  • Jamal Bleik, M.D., Ophtalmology  Interim
  • Hussein Farhat, M.D., Laboratory Medicine  Acting
  • Daniel Mahfoud, M.D., Radiology  Acting
  • Zeina Tannous, M.D., Dermatology
  • Gerard Wakim, M.D., Pediatrics   Acting

Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing

Dean

  • Anahid Kulwicki, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean

  • Myrna Doumit, Ph.D.

School of Pharmacy

Dean

  • Imad Btaiche, Pharm.D.

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

  • Anthony Capomacchia, Ph.D.

Chairs

  • Roy Kanbar, Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Soumana Nasser, Pharm.D., Pharmacy Practice

Director

  • Lamis Karaoui, Pharm.D., Experiential Education

Graduate Studies and Research

Dean

  • Pierre Zalloua, Ph.D.

Faculty Senate

  • Tarek Nawas, Ph.D., Chair  Beirut
  • John Khoury, Ph.D., Vice-Chair  Byblos
  •  ____________Secretary

Institutional Research & Assessment Office

  • Diane Nauffal, Ph.D., Director

University Enterprise Office

  • Walid Touma, Ph.D., Director

Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World

  • Lina Abi Rafeh, Ph.D., Director

Libraries

  • Cendrella Habre, M.S., University Librarian
  • ______________Interim Director Byblos

Student Development & Enrollment Management

Vice President

  • Elise Salem, Ph.D.

Deans of Students

  • Raed Mohsen, Ph.D.  Beirut
  • Makram Ouaiss, Ph.D.  Byblos

Athletics

  • Sami Garabedian, M.S., Director Beirut
  • Joe Moujaes, M.A., Director  Byblos

Residence Halls

  • Assia Kanaan, M.Ed., Supervisor  Beirut
  • Suzy Saba, T.S., Supervisor   Byblos

Enrollment Management

  • Abdo Ghié, M.P.A., Assistant Vice-President for Enrollment Management

Admissions

  • Nada Hajj, M.S., University Director of Admissions

Student Recruitment

  • Michel Najjar, M.S., Executive Director of Student Recruitment

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • Ghada Abi Fares, M.B.A., University Director of Financial Aid & Scholarship Office (FASO)

Registrar

  • Annie Lajinian-Magarian, M.A., University Registrar
  • Fouad Salibi, B.A., Deputy Registrar  Byblos

Outreach & Civic Engagement

  • Elie Samia, M.A., Assistant Vice-President of Outreach & Civic Engagement

Office of International Services

  • Dina Abdul Rahman, M.B.A., International Services Associate Program Manager

Continuing Education Program & Testing Services

  • _____________Director of Continuing Education Program, Byblos, and Director of University Testing Services, Byblos

Finance Officers

Vice President

  • Charles Abou Rjeily, Licence

Budget and Financial Planning

  • Sonia Hajjar, Ph.D., Assistant Vice-President for Finance

Grants and Contracts

  • Sonia Hajjar, Ph.D., Budget & Grants Comptroller
  • Simon Sakr, M.B.A., Assistant Vice-President for Finance/University Comptroller

Business Office

  • Naji Medlej, D.E.A., Comptroller  Beirut
  • Michel Chahine, M.S., Comptroller  Byblos

Human Resources & University Services Officers

Vice President

  • Roy Majdalani, B.E., M.B.A.

Human Resources

  • Charbel Aoun, M.B.A., Assistant Vice-President for Human Resources
  • Nicolas Majdalani, Licence, Director, Business Process Reengineering & HR Analytics
  • Ruba Tohme, M.B.A., Director, Compensation & Benefits

Facilities Management

  • George Hamouche, M.S., Assistant Vice-President for Facilities Management
  • Shaheen Bou Jaoude, B.E., Executive Director, Project Management & Contract Administration
  • Joseph Shebaya, D.I., Executive Director, Planning & Renovations
  • Roger Haddad, M.B.A., Director, Physical Plant  Beirut
  • Ziad Haddad, B.E., Director, Physical Plant   Byblos
  • Nabil Badran, B.E., Director, Capital Construction Management   Beirut
  • Toufic Smayra, B.E., Director, Capital Construction Management  Byblos

Information Technology

  • Camille Abou-Nasr, B.E., Assistant Vice-President for IT
  • Roula Matta Hage, Diplôme, Director of IT Applications and Solutions
  • Rodolph Aouad, B.S., Deputy Director, IT Security
  • Hamid Saliba, Diplôme, Director of IT Network, Telecom & Multimedia

Business Services

  • Jassem Othman, Acting Assistant Vice-President for Business Services
  • Jassem Othman, B.E., Director of Auxiliary Services
  • Jean Rizk, M.B.A., Director of Supply
  • Ghassan Atwi, B.S., Director of Purchasing  Beirut
  • Antoine Faris, M.S., Director of Purchasing  Byblos

Protection

  • Ahmad Hassouna, Director of Protection

University Advancement Office

  • _____________Vice-President
  • Nassib Nasr, M.P.H., Assistant Vice-President for Development, Middle East & Europe
  • Christian Oussi, M.A., Executive Director of Public Relations
  • Abdallah Al Khal, M.B.A., Executive Director of Alumni Relations
  • Edward Shiner, M.M., Alumni Programs Manager   New York
  • Amal Abdel Massih, B.S., Director of Advancement Services
  • Marjorie Pfleiderer, B.A., Director of Operations  New York

Internal Audit Office

  • Khaled Abul-Husn, M.B.A., C.P.A., Director