Dr. Wail Benjelloun is an emeritus professor and former President of Mohammed V University (MVU) in Rabat and of the Conference of Moroccan University Presidents. He is currently Honorary President of the Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED) and President of Moroccan-American Fulbright Commission. He was Vice President of Al Akhawayn University and Dean of the MVU Faculty of Science. He has also served on several national and international committees concerned with higher education quality and reform, including on the research commission of the Moroccan Agency for HE quality (ANEAQ) and on foundation and university boards of Trustees in London, Ravello, Doha and Muscat. Dr. Benjelloun holds a PhD in neuroscience from the State University of New York (SUNY-Binghamton).