As many as 18 new Deans and one Director of Vocational School of Universitas Gadjah Mada for 2012-2016 period were officially inaugurated on Monday (8/10). The inauguration was conducted by UGM Rector, Prof. Dr. Ir. Pratikno, M.Soc.Sc., at UGM Senate Hall. The Rector in his speech said that UGM has a huge responsibility not only to maintain academic reputation but also to provide great support for the community, the nation, and the state. UGM is involved in resolving the nation’s problems. "This morning, UGM made a statement related to attempts to weaken the Anti-Corruption Commission (KPK). It is one of UGM concerns to the nation’s problems," he said.
Therefore, Pratikno expected the support and cooperation of the new Deans to realise a better future and provide benefits to the community, nation, and state. "Although they have respective duties and responsibilities, the new Deans need to work together and cooperate with each other. I expect support from all parties to make UGM able to give significant contributions to the nation," he said. The Rector also thanked the old deans of their dedication and hard work for the advancement of UGM.
The eighteen appointed Deans are Dr. Suwarno Hadisusanto, S.U. (Faculty of Biology), Prof. Dr. Wihana Kirana Jaya, M.Soc.Sc. (Faculty of Economics and Business), Prof. Dr. Subagus Wahyuono, Apt. (Faculty of Pharmacy), Dr. M. Mukhtasar Syamsuddin (Faculty of Philosophy), Prof. Dr. R Riyanto, M.Sc. (Faculty of Geography), and Dr. Drs. Paripurna P. Sugarda, SH, M. Hum., LL.M. (Faculty of Law). Next, Dr. Pujo Semedi Hargo Yuwono, M.A. (Faculty of Cultural Sciences), Dr. Erwan Agus Purwanto, M.Sc. (Faculty of Social and Political Sciences), drg. Erwan Sugianto, M.S., Sp.Pros (K), Ph.D. (Faculty of Dentistry), Dr. drh. Joko Prastowo, M.Sc. (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), Prof. Dr. dr. Teguh Aryandono, Sp.B (K) Onk. (Faculty of Medicine), and Dr. Satyawan Pudyatmoko, S.Hut., M.Sc., (Faculty of Forestry).
Next, Drs. Pekik Nurwantoro, M.S., Ph.D. (Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science), Dr. Jamhari, S.P., M.P. (Faculty of Agriculture), Prof. Dr. Ir. Ali Agus, D.A.A., D.E.A. (Faculty of Animal Science), Supra Wimbarti, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Faculty of Psychology), Prof. Ir. Panut Mulyono, M.Eng., D.Eng. (Faculty of Engineering), and Dr. Ir. Lilik Sutiarso, M.Eng. (Faculty of Agricultural Technology). In addition, Ir. Hotma Prawoto Sulistiyadi, M.T. was appointed as Director of the Vocational School.