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AUS welcomes new faculty members
American University of Sharjah (AUS) welcomed 42 new faculty members to its community at a special event held today, August 23. The new members, who will be joining the numerous programs offered at AUS, were greeted by Chancellor Björn Kjerfve who welcomed them to the university.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Kjerfve said, "I am delighted that you have opted to join AUS and hope that together we will work to make this institution even more successful." He said that at AUS, students came first and he hoped that the new faculty would play their due roles in guiding them and becoming their teacher, mentor and friend.
Ajalarat Viriyavipart, a new faculty member specializing in economics, and Amjad Tuffaa, who will be teaching mathematics, expressed their delight at joining AUS and becoming part of the AUS community. They said they looked forward to their new assignments.
Also present at the event were other senior university officials and faculty members.