|Leading University: UMM Rector Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Effendy, MAP (left) as receiving Leading University Award (AKU).|
For eight times, University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) has again secured its predicate as leading university from Kopertis VII East Java. Rector Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Effendy, MAP received the Leading University Award (AKU) Trophy handed by coordinator of Kopertis VII Prof. Dr. Suprapto during leadership meeting of private university 2015 in Hotel J.W Mariot, Surabaya on Wednesday (20/5).
Since this award was held in 2008, UMM has never been unbeaten. Kopertis coordinator stated that this achievement was the result of three aspects: management, research and dedication, and student’s management. Those three aspects were divided again into many related aspects.
Due to this appraisal, according to Decree of Kopertis VII, UMM is categorized as leading private university. UMM received score 744.33 overcoming UK Petra in second position and UK Widya Mandala Surabaya. Those two university received score 584.00 and 481.29 respectively.
AKU is an annual award for universities, polytechnics, academies, and institutes. Besides receiving highest score in university category, UMM also received best score in overall categories. (nas/t_stu)