Muhammadiyah Council for Higher Education, Research, and Development (CHERD) conducted Self Assessment to Universitas Muhammadiyah Palangka Raya (UMPR) online through Zoom Meeting platform, Saturday (01/05). The Rector of UMPR, Dr Sonedi, MPd; the Vice-Rector I, Dr Hj Laksminarti, SH MH; the Vice-Rector II, Ika Safitri Windiarti, ST MEng PhD; the Vice-Rector III, Dr Norcahyono, SPdI; the Head of Higher Education Planning, Development, and Quality Assurance (LP3MPT), Dr Rita Rahmaniati, MPd and team, the Deans from six different faculties, the Heads of Bureau, and the Heads of Unit in UMPR attended the assessment.
The UMPR Self Assessment was directed by CHERD with 3 assessors. They comprised Andi Bayu Bawono, SE, MSi, PhD from UM Surakarta as the Vice-Treasurer of CHERD, Drs Daniel Fernandes, MSi from Uhamka as the Member of CHERD, and Dr Suliswiyadi, MAg as the Unimma Rector and Assistance Team of CHERD.
This self-assessment was started by the university leaders’ introduction, from the Rector to the Vices-Rector. Afterwards, it was continued with the Rector’s speech and presentation. Dr Sonedi MPd highlighted the university vision and mission, strategic planning, and operational planning checklist, and achievements in the Catur Dharma ‘Four Values’ implementation of Higher Education Institutions. After the presentation, the assessors posed several questions for the university leaders, and all of their responses were positive.
After the agenda, Dr Sonedi MPd explained more about Self-Assessment, “The Self-Assessment program is Muhammadiyah Council for Higher Education, Research, and Development duties in monitoring and fostering the Muhammadiyah – ‘Aisyiyah Higher Education Institutions (MHEIs) to maintain the quality preparing accreditation assessment for study programs and institution,” said Dr Sonedi, MPd on Saturday (01/05).
Dr Rita Rahmaniati, MPd as the Head of Institute for Higher Education Planning, Development, and Quality Assurance (LP3MPT) UMPR mentioned the Self-Assessment undoubtedly became a milestone and encouragement for the institution to achieve Excellent Accreditation Status (A). “We highly appreciated to Muhammadiyah Council for Higher Education, Research, and Development to facilitate this crucial agenda, especially for three assessors who spend their time for UMPR,” said Dr Rita Rahmaniati, MPd, Saturday (01/05).