Selection and election process of UGM Rector for 2017-2022 period has entered the evaluation stage by Academic Senate on Wednesday (5/4). There were eight Rector Candidates who delivered their work programme in front of panelist team and Academic Senate members; they were Prof. Ir. Panut Mulyono, M.Eng., D.Eng., Prof. Dr. Ir. Ali Agus, DAA., DEA., Prof. Dr. Mudrajad Kuncoro, M.Soc.Sc., Prof. Ir. Dwikorita Karnawati, M.Sc., Ph.D., Dr. Erwan Agus Purwanto, M.Si., dr. Rr. Titi Savitri Prihatiningsih, M.Med.Ed., Ph.D., Dr. Drs. Paripurna, S.H., M.Hum., LL.M., and Prof. Ir. Nizam, M.Sc., Ph.D.
The panelist team consisted of Prof. Ir. Sudjarwadi, M.Eng., Ph.D. (former UGM Rector), Prof. Dr. dr. Hardyanto Soebono, Sp.KK(K). (the Head of Academic Senate), Prof. Dr. Ir. Indarto, D.E.A. (Secretary of Board of Trustees), and Prof. Dr. Ir. Putu Sudira, M.Sc. (the Head of Board of Professors). These Academic Senate members will evaluate the Rector Candidates and three candidates will be selected. The result will be delivered to the Board of Trustees.
“The Rector Candidates presented their work programme before being evaluated by Academic Senate members,” said the Head of UGM Rector Selection and Election Committee, Prof. Indarto, DEA on Wednesday (5/4).
Indarto emphasized all of UGM Rector selection and election process goes on transparently and by the rules.
Before entering evaluation stage by Academic Senate, UGM Rector Selection and Election Committee had conducted Academic Community Aspiration Forum which consisted of aspiration forum for Professors, non-Professor lecturers, non-teaching staff, and students. The forum resulted many aspirations for the UGM Rector Candidates.
“This is one of the proofs of transparency. The aspirations will be used as considerations and suggestions for the selected Rector,” he added.
Indarto hopes all parties can participate in maintaining UGM Rector selection and election process to go well and not be caught in speculative rumors. All parties can entrust the selection process to the Academic Senate members.
After selecting three candidates, the Academic Senate will deliver the selected names to the Board of Trustees to select the best candidate to be UGM Rector for 2017-2022 period.