BETHLEHEM - On Saturday, June 27, 2020, Bethlehem University represented by its Vice-Chancellor Brother Peter Bray, FSC, EdD, announced the appointment of Fr. Iyad Twal as Executive Vice President, to replace Dr. Michael Sansur who has decided to take one year's leave from the university after serving in this position for nine years.
Br. Peter mentioned in his announcement that this appointment is for one year effective at the beginning of the new academic year 2020-2021.
Fr. Twal is currently the Chairperson of the Department of Humanities at the Faculty of Arts at Bethlehem University and was the chairperson of the Religious Studies Department and is a teacher of Philosophy there as well.
Fr. Twal has assumed a number of administrative positions in his professional career. He was appointed Director-General of the Latin Patriarchate Schools in 2016 and has served as a Parish priest in Birzeit, Al-Zababdeh and Beit Sahour as well as at the Latin Patriarchal Seminary in Beit Jala. He holds a Ph.D. In Theoretical and Political Philosophy.
Source: Bethlehem University