In the presence of vice-rectors and deans of colleges and deanships, MU rector, Dr. Khalid Al-Muqren launched a new university council electronic system.
The launch phase began by a welcoming speech for the vice-rector for graduate studies and scientific research, Dr. Ahmed Al-Rumaih, who pointed out that this self-developed system is important as it fulfills one of the university goals, and that is to become ‘a paperless university’.
A visual presentation was shown highlighting the phases that the council has undergone since it was set up in 1431 AH and up to the current year. During that period, 75 meetings were held, and 1079 topics were discussed, consuming approximately 24431 papers.
The primary aim of this system is to collaborate with the Deanship of Information Technology to switch from the paper-based procedures to a completely paperless system, saving time and maintain high quality.
The presentation also demonstrated the features of the new system such:
- a user-friendly interface, simple and easy in managing meetings;
- flexibility in creating topics and agenda;
- fast and accurate in creating minutes and decisions;
- compatible with all browsers;
- Auto upload of files;
- Electronic archive of meetings;
- Alert notification system using text messages and emails; and
- High level of security