The Board of Trustees is vested with authority over the University. Members are appointed by the President of the State of Palestine. The members are from the leading minds of the local community and its various sectors.

Board of Trustees

Pursuant to the University regulations, the Board of Trustees is vested with authority over the University, including all of its centers and other units. Members are appointed by the President of the State of Palestine. The members are from the leading minds of the local community and its various sectors; they have enough competency and experience to lead and manage the University affairs according to its bylaws. The current president of the state of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, issued a decree in 2014 appointing the following 14 members for the current Board of Trustees at the University:


Eng. Adnan Samarah
Chairman of the Board of Trustees; Chairman of the Higher Council for Innovation and Excellence, the President Consultant for Innovation & Excellence Affairs
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Prof. Reyad Al-Khudary
Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Member of Executive Committee at PLO and Head of PLO Department of Education, President of Gaza University
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Prof. Abdul-Fattah Abu Shukor
Professor of Economics at An-Najah National University (Member)
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Dr. Aziz Shawabka
Lecturer of Physics at Birzeit University, (Member)
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Dr. Sulayman Al-Khalil
Associate Professor / Dean of Faculty of Agriculture & Veterinary Medicine/ An-Najah National University- (Member)
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Dr. Abdullah Abdul-Mun'em
Former Deputy Minister for Higher Education / Gaza - (Member)
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Prof. Hani Najem
Coordinator of International Bank Project for Developing Higher Education / Gaza - (Member)
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Dr. Husein Al-Aaraj
Minister of Local Government (Member)
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Dr. Nuha Khoury
Vice President for Academic Affairs of Dar Al-Kalima University College for Arts & Culture – Bethlehem - (Member)
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Mr. Hatem Abdul-Qader
Former Minister for Jerusalem Affairs; Member of FATAH Revolutionary Council; Official of Jerusalem File in Fatah Party (Member)
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Mr. Azzam Shawwa
Governor of the Palestinian Monetary Authority (Member)
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Mr. Akram A. Jrab
Chief Board of Al-Quds Bank (Member)
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Mr. Yousef Dajani
Head of Administration Council at Jerusalem District Electricity Company (Member)
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Prof. Younes Amr
President of Al-Quds Open University, Member of FATAH Revolutionary Council (Member)
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Dr. Eng. Yousef Sabbah
General Secretary of Board of Trustees
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