Ibrahim bin Abdul Aziz Al-Moaikel, vice chancellor of the Saudi Electronic University

Ibrahim bin Abdul Aziz Al-Moaikel
Updated 03 December 2019

Ibrahim bin Abdul Aziz Al-Moaikel, vice chancellor of the Saudi Electronic University

  • He started his professional career at the Ministry of Media in 1993
  • In 1996, he joined the Intellectual Education Institute as a special education teacher

Ibrahim bin Abdul Aziz Al-Moaikel has been the vice chancellor of the Saudi Electronic University, Riyadh since 2016.

Before his current position, he served as the vice chancellor for branches affairs and supervisor of financial and administrative affairs at the same university.

He started his professional career at the Ministry of Media in 1993. In 1996, he joined the Intellectual Education Institute as a special education teacher. He was promoted to the post of undersecretary for professional affairs at the same institution
in 2000.

In 2001, he joined the special education department at King Saud University (KSU) as an assistant. He successfully climbed the ladder to become assistant dean for development and quality at the Agency for Development and Quality at KSU’s education faculty.

Al-Moaikel received his bachelor’s in special education from KSU in 1995. He went to the US for higher studies and did a master’s in special education at the University of Idaho in 2004. In 2006, he did his doctorate in education philosophy — education and rehabilitation of people with intellectual disability and returned to the Kingdom and joined KSU’s Special Education Department as an associate professor.

On the fifth anniversary of King Salman’s ascension to the throne, Al-Moaikel congratulated the king and praised the progress and development the country has been witnessing in all fields.


Abdullah bin Mufreh Al-Dhayabi, president of Tabuk University

Updated 11 December 2019

Abdullah bin Mufreh Al-Dhayabi, president of Tabuk University

  • Al-Dhayabi began his academic career as a lecturer at KAU
  • Al-Dhayabi is a member of the higher committees for female colleges in the Kingdom

RIYADH: Dr. Abdullah bin Mufreh Al-Dhayabi has been the president of Tabuk University since October 2017.

Prior to that, he was the deputy head of educational affairs at King Abdul Aziz University (KAU) in Jeddah, where he served in the position for one year. 

He has also been the chairman of the promotion and job competition committee, as well as the safety committee, at Tabuk University since November 2012. 

Al-Dhayabi began his academic career as a lecturer at KAU, where he received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the College of Science. 

He later traveled abroad to pursue his higher education, earning his master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Missouri, US. He obtained his doctorate from the University of Birmingham, UK.

After that, he returned to the Kingdom and joined KAU as an assistant professor. He remained in that position from 2005 to 2010, then served as an associate professor between 2010 and 2014.

Al-Dhayabi is a member of the higher committees for female colleges in the Kingdom and the community colleges higher committee at the Ministry of Higher Education.

He congratulated King Salman on the release of the government’s annual budget for 2020.

“Approximately one-fifth of the budget is allocated to education, which reflects the leadership’s keenness to invest in the human element through education and training ... to open new horizons and job opportunities for Saudi youth and encourage them to invest in the diverse resources in the Kingdom,” Al-Dhayabi said.