• *** Fall 2018 semester starts September 02, 2018 and ends December 20, 2018
  • *** Withdrawal deadline for Fall 2018 semester is on November 8, 2018
  • *** Final Exam dates for Fall 2018 semester start on December 15 and end on December 20.
  • *** Administration office hours are 8am - 5pm

Dr. Stephen G. Franklin (Chairman)
President/CEO Global Access Learning, Inc.

Dr. Franklin’s wealth of experience as both an educator and management/marketing practitioner will bring a unique perspective and skills set to his board membership.
Dr. Habib Al Mulla (Vice Chairman)
Chairman and Co-Managing Partner of Baker & McKenzie

Dr. Habib Al Mulla is perhaps the UAE’s most prominent legal authority. Evidence of this is provided by his prolific publication dossier and numerous conferencing engagements.
Mr. Elias N. Bou Saab (Secretary)
Minister of Education and Higher Education, Lebanon; Executive Vice President, The American University in Dubai
Elias N. Bou Saab was named Minister of Education and Higher Education in Lebanon in February 2014. Minister Bou Saab, a native of Dhour El Choueir, co-founded the American University in Dubai (AUD), the first US accredited university in the Gulf and has overseen its development into one of the premier institutions higher education in the region.
Mr. Justin G. Cooper
Founder and CEO Foxcroft Strategy Group LLC; Longtime Advisor to President William J. Clinton
Mr. Justin Cooper is a longtime advisor to President William J. Clinton. He is responsible for briefing and advising the President on a range of issues including finances, business matters, public relations, politics, the Clinton Family Foundation and the Clinton Foundations initiatives.
Dr. Lance E. de Masi
President, The American University in Dubai
Dr. Lance de Masi has taught at AUD since its inception and served as President/Chief Academic Officer from 1997-2004 until relinquishing the CAO title. His own education bridges the Liberal Arts and Business, as he holds both Bachelor’s (B.A.) and Master’s (A.M.) degrees in Foreign Language/Literature and an M.B.A. in Marketing (Indiana University – Bloomington). President de Masi’s tenure has witnessed AUD’s transformation from a small, up-start operation to an institution of higher learning of substantial size and credible academic reputation.
Mr. Joseph Ghossoub
Chairman of G&Co; former World President, International Advertising Association
One of the most prominent spokespersons of the region’s communications industry, he has been involved in managing regional and global agencies for nearly three decades.