The trust from the Baubau communities to pursue higher education at Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton increased significantly. Therefore, UM Buton supported human resource improvement and facilities development by establishing the UM Buton Convention Center. That was a statement from the Rector of UM Buton, Wa Ode Al Zarliani when inaugurated the UM Buton Convention Center, Tuesday (17/05).
The procession was attended by Prof. Dr. H. Haedar Nashir, M.So (President of Muhammadiyah Central Board), Dr. Hj. Siti Noordjannah Djohantini, M.M., M.Si (President of ‘Aisyiyah Central Board), Prof. Lincolin Arsyad, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Chairman of Muhammadiyah Council for Higher Education, Research, and Development/CHERD), M. Sayuti, M.Pd., M.Ed., Ph.D. (Secretary of CHERD), Wa Ode Ahmad Monianse, S.Pd (Mayor of Baubau), Iis Elianti (Deputy Mayor of Baubau), Muhammadiyah Autonomous Organization Boards, Muhammadiyah Service Boards in South-East Sulawesi, other Muhammadiyah Higher Education Institution boards, and Unmuh Buton academic civitas.
Unmuh Buton Rector mentioned in the development areas would be built 10 building units, including Student Residential Building. On the main campus, the students should own a homestay near the campus. “The student residential building facilitates students to follow the class with ease and comfort,” Wa Ode Al Zarliani.
Furthermore, the launching of UM Buton Convention Center was inaugurated by Prof. Dr. H. Haedar Nashir, M.So, and the President of Muhammadiyah Central Board witnessed by Dr. Hj. Siti Noordjannah Djohantini, M.M., M.Si, the President of ‘Aisyiyah Central Board, Prof. Lincolin Arsyad, M.Sc., Ph.D., Muhammadiyah Province Board of South-East Sulawesi, Unmuh Buton Rector, the Mayor of Baubau, the Deputy Mayor of Baubau, and invited guest. The procession was continued with the inauguration of the Rector of Institute of Technology and Science Muhammadiyah North Kolaka and the Rector of Institute of Technology and Business Muhammadiyah Kolaka.  UM Buton / CHERD