As part of King Khalid University’s desire to set up an internal quality system, a center for academic evaluation and development was established in the third session of the University Council for the academic year 1425/1426 AH held on 03/03/1426AH as contained in decision number (03-03-1425/1426). This center was transformed into the Deanship of Academic Development and Quality at the recommendation of the University in its second session for the academic year 1430/1431 AH held on 19/1/1431 AH, which was then brought before the Higher Education Council in its sixtieth session held on 22/06/1431 AH which made its decision number (18/60/1431) approving the establishment of the Deanship and a Dean was duly appointed on 01/01/1431 AH.