Chair of Council of Professors of Universitas Gadjah Mada, Prof. Drs. Suryo Guritno, M.Stat., Ph.D., released three professors who have ended their service and received six new professors. The event took place on Friday (4/6) at the Senate Hall. The three persons that ended service are Prof. Dr. Mulyadi, Apt. (Parmacy), Prof. Dr. Jusuf Subagja (Biology), and Prof. Dr. Ir. Hamzah Berahim, M.T. (Engineering).
The new professors are Prof. Dr. Agustinus Supriyanto, S.H., M.Si. (Law), Prof. Wihana Kirana Jaya, M. Soc., Sc. (Economics and Business), Prof. Ir. Arief Budiman, M.S., D.Eng. (Engineering), Prof. dr. Adi Utarini, M.Sc., M.P.H., Ph.D. (Medicine), Prof. Indra Bastian, Ph.D., M.B.A., Akt. (Economics and Business), and Prof. Dr. Hartono, D.E.A., D.E.S.S. (Geography).
The release was symbolically marked with the bouquet handing over by the Rector of UGM, Prof. Ir. Sudjarwadi, M.Eng., Ph.D., to Prof. Dr. Mulyadi, Apt. representing the three professors. Prof. Suryo Guritno, in his speech asked the professors to keep contributing their knowledge to UGM and the community. He reminded them to be active in the Council of Profesors. Suryo Guritno mentioned that until now UGM has 424 professors who are active in the Council's forum, 37 professor emeritus, 2 professor extraordinarius, and 112 retired professors.
Prof. Dr. Mulyadi, Apt. extended his appreciation on the Council's forum. Mulyadi hoped that in the future the forum would develop better. Meanwhile, Prof. Dr. Hartono, D.E.A., D.E.S.S., representing the new professors, said that it is an honour to become a professor, but it is not simple to do. He said that professors have huge moral responsibility as they have to give examples and be loyal to UGM, the nation and the people. "As new professors, we feel that we're not knowledgeable enough. So, we ask for your guidance," said the man who serves as Director of UGM Graduate School.