Dr. Yacoub Nasereddin, the head of the Board of Trustees, inaugurated new university facilities including outdoor stadiums for football, volleyball, basketball and other facilities to serve students. During the ceremony which was attended by the President of the University Dr. Mohammad Al Hileh, the attendees listened to a presentation by the Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Salim Sharif. Dr. Sharif talked about the University's great interest in sports and its efforts to provide the necessary facilities and support to motivate the students.
It's worth mentioning that the Deanship of Student Affairs in Middle East University is one of the important pillars of the University. The Deanship was established to serve the students in all fields, and to support their activities.
The Middle East University was founded in 2005 as a Graduate Studies University with twelve specializations. Towards the beginning of the academic year 2008-2009 the university opened twenty specializations for both Graduate and Undergraduate students with the ongoing growth in staff and students.