The University of Jordan :: Amman :: Jordan  
UJ's Successive Presidents
Prof. Naser Aldeen AlAsad
26-02-1966 to 20-08-1968 01-06-1978 to 20-09-1980
Brief   :
Prof. Naser Ed-din Al-Assad was born in Aqaba in 1923. He earned the higher certificate and diploma in education from the Arabian College in Jerusalem from 1941 to 1943. In addition, he earned the bachelor and masters degree in Arts from Cairo University while he was granted his PhD in Arts in 1955.
 
Prof. Al-Assad was the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Education at the Libyan University in Benghazi during the period from 1959 until 1961, then he was appointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at The University of Jordan from 1962 to 1966.

In 1966, Prof. Al-Assad was appointed as the president of the university of Jordan until 1968, then he was re-appointed as UJ's president from 1978 to 1980.

Also, Prof. Al-Assad was the ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan while working in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the president of The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought and the Minister of The Ministry of Higher Education in Jordan.
 
Prof. Naser Eddin had a significant membership in the academy of Arabic in Cairo, Damascus and Jordan. In the literary field, he wrote six books, published eighteen researches, translated one book and edited another.