CLICKS is guided by the sound leadership of an international advisory board that play an active role in providing sound advice and mentorship which help shape and continuously grow the Center’s vision and support the achievement of its strategic goals.
PROF. SULTAN T. ABU-ORABI ALADWAN
Advisory Board Chair
Secretary General, Association of Arab Universities
Dr.Sultan Abu Orabi, is an organic chemist, who obtained his P.hD from the University of Michigan, USA in 1982. Currently he is the Secretary General of the Association of Arab Universities since 2011, which has its headquarters in Amman, Jordan. Prof.Abu Orabi previously served as President of Yarmouk University (2009-2011), Jordan’s second largest public university, […]Full Profile ...
Dr. Larry Johnson
Advisory Board Vice-Chair
President and CEO, EdFutures, Inc
Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Education
Dr. Larry Johnson is a globally acknowledged expert on emerging technology and its impacts on society and education, and author of five books, seven chapters, and more than 175 papers and research reports on the topic. He speaks regularly on educational trends, creativity, leadership, and innovation, and has delivered nearly 225 keynote addresses to a […]Full Profile ...
Prof. Dr. Ahmad Jammal
Director General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education & Higher Education (MEHE)
After a long career as university professor and as researcher in electrical engineering from 1985 to 1996 in France then in Lebanon beginning 1996, where he worked in addition as councilor of the MVTE and as expert of curricula development at CRDP and with UNESCO office in Beirut. He was nominated as DG of HE […]Full Profile ...
Prof. M Badr Aboul-Ela
Director, Commission for Academic Accreditation, UAE
President, Arab Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education
Dr. Aboul-Ela earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Agriculture from Cairo University, and his Ph.D. in Animal Physiology from the University of Aberdeen, UK, in 1980. He held several academic administrative positions at Mansoura University and UAE University, among which being a Chair, Director of Graduate Studies, and Dean. As a researcher, he published a […]Full Profile ...
Prof. Jeff Michelman
University of North Florida
Dr. Michelman is a Professor of Accounting and International Business at the University of North Florida. Most recently he led the Hicks Honors College as its founding Director. Previously he served as both Associate Dean of the Coggin College of Business and Director of the Flagship Program in International Business at the University of North […]Full Profile ...
Dr. Kevin Kruger
An accomplished speaker, leader, and educator, Kevin Kruger joined NASPA as Associate Executive Director in 1994, and became its first executive-level President on March 15, 2012. In his capacity as a national advocate for students and the primary spokesperson for student affairs administrators and practitioners, he draws on more than 30 years of experience in […]Full Profile ...
Prof. David Baker
Principal Consultant, SERO-HE, Sheffield
David Baker has over 30 years experience in higher education, including as Principal and Chief Executive of the University of St Mark and St John, Plymouth and as Deputy Chair of the UK’s Joint Information Systems Committee. He holds a Chair in Strategic Information Management from the University. His degrees include an MLS, a PhD […]Full Profile ...
Dr. Kathleen S. Ives
CEO and Executive Director, The Online Learning Consortium (formally known as Sloan-c)
Kathleen S. Ives, D.M. has worked in online technology for over 20 years and is currently the Online Learning Consortium’s Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director where she oversees the organization’s strategic direction. Additionally, she serves as faculty for the Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (sponsored by Penn State and OLC), and serves […]Full Profile ...
Prof. Dr. Jan Sadlak
President, IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence
He is internationally recognized and highly cited academic and expert in higher education and science as well as international relations, in particular policy development, policy and practices related to quality assurance, governance and management at the system and institutional level [h-index 24, i10-index 23], international governmental organizations. In the past 30 years he has been […]Full Profile ...
Secretary General of the League of European Research Universities (LERU)
Since July 2009, Kurt is the Secretary-General of the League of European Research Universities (LERU, www.leru.org), an association of twenty-three leading comprehensive and research-intensive universities, promoting the interests of frontier research, innovation and education with the EU institutions. For his “exemplary leadership of LERU”, he is awarded a doctorate honoris causa by the University of […]Full Profile ...