The late Dr. Hassan Azazy, was an educational innovator, pioneer and visionary, who left an indelible mark on Egyptian education. Dr. Azazy, a powerful advocate for excellence in teaching and research, was also University’s first Chairman of the Board of Trustees. As the University rises to excellence in the 21st Century, it has not forgotten the firm dedication of its founder in creating a forum for the limitless growth of knowledge, the free exchange of ideas, and the improvement of the individual and society as a whole.
Dr. Azazy’s educational enterprises began with the establishment of the Tarek Ben Zied School in 1958 followed by the Riyadh Private Secondary School Group in 1967 and continued to include seven private schools of various specialiesms throughout Egypt. While establishing and managing schools, Dr. Azazy held many prestigious positions. He was a member of the Supreme Council of High Institutes as well as the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. In addition, he served as chairman of private school industries and the Educational Centres Society’s Owners in Egypt . He was a representative of private school owners in the Central Committee of Private Education at the Ministry of Education. He also represented private school owners on the Private Education Committee for all Cairo zones as well as on the Private Education Committee of the Ministry of Education (Education zones: Heliopolis, Nasr City, Hadayek El-Kobba, and Ain Shams). Dr. Azazy was the Secretary General of the Education Syndicate in the East Cairo educational zone and Chief of the Education Syndicate in the Kobba zone. As a result of his service and many other invaluable contributions to education, Dr. Azazy was awarded an honorary doctorate from the American World University in 2008.
Dr. Azazy’s son, Mr. Khaled Azazy, continues his late father’s legacy by serving as the current Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Future University in Egypt.