Back to the complete issue
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

AUC has a new president

Ahmed Dallal named new AUC president: Ahmed Dallal (LinkedIn) has been appointed president of the American University in Cairo, succeeding Francis Ricciardone who will step down at the end of the current academic year this month, the uni announced in a statement (pdf) yesterday. An Arabic and Islamic studies scholar, Dallal currently serves as the dean of Georgetown University’s campus in Qatar and has taught at several institutions in the US and Middle East, including the American University Beirut, Stanford, and Yale. “Dr. Dallal's academic and administrative acumen, inclusive leadership style and a deep sense of purpose will serve to propel AUC to even greater heights,” said Mark Turnage, chair of the AUC’s board of trustees.

Enterprise is a daily publication of Enterprise Ventures LLC, an Egyptian limited liability company (commercial register 83594), and a subsidiary of Inktank Communications. Summaries are intended for guidance only and are provided on an as-is basis; kindly refer to the source article in its original language prior to undertaking any action. Neither Enterprise Ventures nor its staff assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of the information contained in this publication, whether in the form of summaries or analysis. © 2022 Enterprise Ventures LLC.

Enterprise is available without charge thanks to the generous support of EFG Hermes (tax ID: 200-178-385), the leading financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets; SODIC (tax ID: 212-168-002), a leading Egyptian real estate developer; SomaBay (tax ID: 204-903-300), our Red Sea holiday partner; Infinity (tax ID: 474-939-359), the ultimate way to power cities, industries, and homes directly from nature right here in Egypt; CIRA (tax ID: 200-069-608), the leading providers of K-12 and higher level education in Egypt; Orascom Construction (tax ID: 229-988-806), the leading construction and engineering company building infrastructure in Egypt and abroad; Moharram & Partners (tax ID: 616-112-459), the leading public policy and government affairs partner; Palm Hills Developments (tax ID: 432-737-014), a leading developer of commercial and residential properties; Etisalat Misr (tax ID: 235-071-579), the leading telecoms provider in Egypt; and Industrial Development Group (IDG) (tax ID:266-965-253), the leading builder of industrial parks in Egypt.