About USEK


The Office of the Provost supports USEK’s mission, values, and goals by providing essential academic leadership and guidance.

The Provost is the Chief Academic Officer at USEK. He works closely with deans, faculty, and other administrators. With the support of Associate-Provosts, he directs the development, review and implementation of academic policies and educational initiatives to foster University’s excellence in teaching, research, and service.

The Provost's Office primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Providing guidance and support to school deans, administrators, and academic support units.
  • Overseeing all academic programs to ensure every student enjoys a high-quality and engaging learning experience.
  • Recruiting and retaining talented and diverse faculty members, making decisions about their promotions and tenure, advocating for faculty needs, and fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout these processes.
  • Promoting a culture of shared governance and facilitating dialogue between faculty members to drive institutional excellence.
  • Engaging in strategic planning to shape the University’s academic future effectively.

Meet the team


Joseph Saliba, PhD
Provost (by Interim)


Faten El Hage, PhD
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs


Ghada Karam, PhD
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs


Mrs. Sandra Akiki
Director of the Office of the Provost

Tel. +961 9 600 908
Email: provost@usek.edu.lb
Reception: Building H - 2nd floor - room 201-204

Secretariat (Teaching and Learning)
Tel. +961 9 600 203
Email: ltec@usek.edu.lb
Reception: Building A - 1st floor
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Tel.: (+961) 9 600 000
Fax : (+961) 9 600 100
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