The Rector of Universitas Muhammadiyah Sumatera Utara (UMSU), Prof Dr. Agussani MAP inaugurated the UMSU Vice-Rectors on Saturday (23/07). The Vice-Rectors, including Prof Dr. Muhammad Arifin SH MHum as the Vice-Rector I; Prof Dr. Akrim MPd as the Vice-Rector II; and Dr. Rudianto MSi as the Vice-Rector III followed the inauguration. It was located in the M Basri 3 Auditorium, Medan involving the reciting and signing of the oath. The Chairman of Muhammadiyah Council for Higher Education, Research, and Development (CHERD), Prof. Lincolin Arsyad MSc, Ph.D. directly witnessed the inaugural procession.
Also, the General Secretary of Muhammadiyah Central Board, Prof Dr. Abdul Mu’ti, MEd attended the procession. He was accompanied by the Secretary of CHERD, Dr. Muhammad Samsuddin. Prof Mu’ti and Dr. Muh Sam also read the Decree of Appointment for the Vice-Rectors. The Chairman of Higher Education Service Institutes (Ad Interim), Prof Dr. Ibnu Hajar Damanik, MSi; Muhammadiyah Regional Board, all university boards, and public and religious figures also followed the agenda.
In his remarks, the Rector of UMSU, Prof Dr. Agussani MAP mentioned that the Vice-Rector’s inauguration becomes an improvement process with a total commitment and integrity to the organizational development in the future. The vice-rectors were also related to their achievement in the previous period 2016-2022 which has been reported to Muhammadiyah Central Board. “I hope the vice-rectors that have been inaugurated today will improve their commitment and collaborative work for establishing our existing goals and targets,” said the Rector of UMSU.
Furthermore, Prof Dr. Abdul Mu’ti, in his remarks, reminded all vice-rectors to work harder to achieve the existing targets. He also appreciated UMSU’s achievement to be a private university in North Sumatera that received its A accreditation status. “I am confident that UMSU will be a better campus in the future. It will fly higher to internationalize the institution,” he said.