An amount of 448 new UGM officials was officially inaugurated on Tuesday (2/2). The inauguration ceremony was organized offline with particular limitations at the UGM Senate Hall, and the rest of inaugurated officials attended online.
"Congratulations for this inauguration and for carrying out our duties, hopefully, we can perform our best duties for the sake of UGM improvement and the Indonesian nation," said UGM Chancellor, Prof. Ir. Panut Mulyono, M.Eng., D.Eng., IPU, ASEAN Eng.
The inaugurated officials consisted of the Dean of the Inter-Time Substitute Faculty of Geography, Dr. Andri Kurniawan S.Si., M.Si., and FK-KMK Deputy Dean for Finance, Assets and Human Resources, Dr. dr. Hera Nirwati, M.Kes, Sp. MK.
Additionally, several officials bore positions as chairmen and secretaries in UGM departments, study programs, sub-directorates, units, administrative offices, divisions, sections, subsections, subdivisions.
The Chancellor gave each new official advice for remaining the office's integrity pact and the oath with them in conducting the prescribed duties and responsibilities.
"All of this will guide you in carrying out duties as well as possible," said the Chancellor.
According to him, amid a pandemic that forces every individual to adjust some changes, there should also be working adjustments around the UGM environment. Accordingly, he encouraged new officials to instill new ways of thinking, so there would be proper achievements on the target performances.
"You are currently inaugurated in a relatively new atmosphere with the policy of independent learning from a sovereign campus. We who are responsible for the dean, study program, and department, absolutely must implement new strategies," he added.
On this occasion, the Chancellor also expressed his gratitude to the former officials who had finished their office-duty term.
"I would also like to express my sincerest gratitude and tremendous appreciation for the dedication that has been assigned to UGM so that UGM can achieve advancement as we all have seen today," he said.
He continued, the UGM realization shown throughout achievement from world universities rank, public information that is open and welcome, and some other accomplishments made by UGM in the last few years were proof of hard work from many parties.
He also encouraged all elements at UGM to keep cooperating and synergizing across fields and generations to advance UGM further and serve the community.
"Let us cooperatively synergize in advancing our dearest UGM," he concluded.
Translator: Natasa A