Increasing number of lecturers who continue their studies abroad should not make UMM in vacuum. Some positions left by the lecturers who are on study or other programs should be immediately filled. This is what had been explained by Vice Rector II, Drs. Mursidi, MM, related with the replacement of several positions within UMM.
To fill the vacuum UMM issued Surat Keputusan Rektor (Rector Decree) on August 20, 2010. Dr. Tri Sakti Handayani M. Si who are following a post doctoral program at University of Innsbruck Austria was replaced by Ir. Andi Syaful Amal, MT as the Secretary of Lembaga Kebudayaan (Culture Institute), while the position of Pradana Boy ZTF, S. Ag, MA as the Chief of Syari’ah Program who are studying at National University of Singapore replaced by Azhar Muttaqin, S. Ag, M. Ag.
Meanwhile, Dr. Hartini Rahayu, M. Si, M. Hum who recently completed his doctorate program replaces Dr. Surya Anoraga, M. Hum as Chief of the Law Masters Program of UMM. Meanwhile, provisional position of Chief of the Law Studies Program which was initially taken by Cholidah, SH replaced by Emei Dwi Nanarhati Setiamandani, SH, M.Si.
In addition, positin of Dr. Ekarini Saraswati, M. Pd as the Chief of Indonesian Language Program Unit for Foreign Speakers (BIPA) replaced by the Dra. Daroe Iswatiningsih, M. Si UMM also determined new position for secretary of the Doctoral Study Program which will be filled by Drs. Muslimin Machmud, M. Si, in which he will soon complete his doctoral study in Malaysia. (rwp/nas/t_alf)