Professor Ahmed bin Ali bin Saleh Al-Rumaih


Education & Qualifications

  • In 2021,  Professor of English Language.

  • In 2014,  Associate Professor of English Language.

  • In 2004, Doctorate in Computer-Assisted English Language Teaching , Kansas State University, USA, with distinction.

  • In 1999,  Master’s degree in theoretical linguistics , Michigan State University, USA, with distinction.

  • In 1994,   Bachelor’s degree in English from Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, College of Languages and Translation, Riyadh, with grade of very good.





  • 1994-1995      |    Teaching Assistant in the Department of English Language and Translation, Imam University, Qassim Branch (currently Qassim University).

  • 1995-2003     |   Study in the United States of America to obtain master’s and doctoral degrees.

  •  2003-2005  |    Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Translation, Qassim University.

  • 2005-2007   |    Head of the Department of English Language and Translation, Qassim University.

  • 2007- 2009  |   Dean of Postgraduate Studies, Qassim University.

  •  2009-2010   |   Full-time consultant at the International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Higher Education.

  •  2010- 2014   |   Dean of Admission and Registration and Supervisor of the Preparatory Year Deanship, Al-Majmaah University.

  • 2014- 2019     |   Vice Dean of Educational Affairs, Al-Majmaah University.

  • 2019-2023    |   Vice Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research, Al-Majmaah University.

  •  2023 -Currently  |    President of Northern Borders University

Published Researches

  • The  Use of English in Dissertation and Thesis Writing Study of Need Importance, Difficulty, and Possibility.
  • Linguistic and Metalinguistic Implications for learner’ Reciprocity and Autonomy   in Online Discussions vs. Class Discussions 

  •  Technology Enhanced Vocabulary Acquisition & Listening Comprehension: A Quantitative  Study of Technology-Based Instruction vs . Traditional Instruction



  • Chairman of the Executive Committee for Institutional Accreditation, Al-Majmaah University.
  • Chairman of the General Committees for Programmatic Accreditation, Al-Majmaah University.
  • Member of the Main Committee of the Strategic Plan, Majmaah University.
  • Chairman of the Committee for Implementing "Afaq" Plan Indicators, Al-Majmaah University.
  • Chairman of a number of operating committees “such as the Academic Plans and System Committee, the Admissions Committee, and the Parallel Education Programs Committee.” AL-Majmaah University. 
  • Chairman of the Scientific Council at Al-Majmaah University and Secretary of the Al-Majmaah University Board.

Memberships and conferences

  • Member of various boards, such as the Al-Majmaah University Board, the Scientific Board, and the Graduate Studies Council.
  • Member of the International Communications and Information Technology Association since 2000.
  • Member of the International Society for Educational Technologies since 2000
  • Member of the American Linguistics Association since 2001
  • Member of the Saudi Linguistic Society since 2002
  • Attending the annual conference for specialists in teaching English to non-native speakers in Chicago in 2001, New York City in 2002, and Seattle in 2003.
  • Attending the International Islamic University conference on teaching English as a second language in Kuala Lumpur in 2005.
  • Attended the TESOL Arabia Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in  2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2012.