American University of Sharjah

American University of Sharjah

Ali N. Shuhaimy

Mr. Ali N. Shuhaimy

Executive Director of Enrollment Management

 

As the Executive Director of Enrollment Management, Mr. Ali Shuhaimy is responsible for student recruitment, graduate and undergraduate admissions, the Achievement Academy, the financial aid program for new students, the university's Testing and Professional Development Center, and coordination of students sponsored by external agencies. He is also responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic plan for the Office of Enrollment Management in accordance with the university's strategic plan. Mr. Shuhaimy represents the university and works with external constituencies as well as ministries of education and higher education, government agencies, sponsoring agencies, high schools, and colleges and universities within and outside the UAE.

Mr. Shuhaimy holds a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA, and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Trine University, Indiana, USA. Prior to his involvement in higher education, Mr. Shuhaimy worked as a site and design engineer in Kuwait and the USA. He has taught engineering, mathematics and computer applications courses in higher education institutions in the USA and the UAE.

Mr. Shuhaimy has over 20 years of experience in the field of higher education in the UAE. Prior to joining AUS, held positions at Zayed University, UAE University, and the National Admissions and Placement Office (UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research), where he worked in the fields of student recruitment, admissions, student services, community relations, registration and student enrollment.

Mr. Shuhaimy was and still is a member of various higher education committees and projects including the AUS School Development Committee, the Financial Appeals Committee, various search and staff recruitment committees, the AUS Banner Steering Committee and the AUS Budget Development Committee. He has also served on the Executive Management Committee of the Sharjah Institute of Technology; the Zayed University Development Project Team; the National Admissions and Placement Office Advisory Committee; the Ministry of Higher Education Committee on Software Development for Monitoring Scholarship Students Abroad; the Zayed University, UAE University, the Higher Colleges of Technology Joint Student Transfer Committee; and the Institutional Research Committee for the University General Requirements Unit at UAE University.

Mr. Shuhaimy is a member of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) USA, and the Association of International Educators (NAFSA) USA.

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