UNAIR NEWS – Universitas Airlangga has conferred three professors once again. There were three new professors from different faculties on Saturday, April 30. They were Prof. Dr. dr. Ari Sutjahjo., Sp.PD., K-EMD., FINASIM as a professor on Internal Medicine Faculty of Medicine UNAIR, Prof. Dr. Cholichul Hadi., M.Si as a professor on Industrial and Organizational Psychology Faculty of Psychology UNAIR and Prof. Dr. Henri Subiakto., Drs., S.H., M.Si as a professor on Communication Science Faculty of Social and Political Science UNAIR. Three of them were the 447th, 448th, 449th professors since UNAIR establishment and the 155th, 156th, and 157th since UNAIR has obtained status as State University Acting as Legal Entity (PTN-BH).
The ceremony was held in Garuda Mukti Hall of UNAIR Management Building, attended by UNAIR officials, professors’ families, the press and also the Ministry of Communication and Informatics, Rudiantara.
UNAIR Rector, Prof. Dr. Moh. Nasih, SE., MT., Ak., CMA., in his official address said that being conferred as professors will improve institution quality and personal quality as a lecturer in UNAIR. UNAIR Rector who is also a professor of FEB also emphasized that a professor should improve the research quality published in a scientific journal.
“Besides keep conducting research to publish in a journal, a professor also has to write books. If there is a professor writing a book, we will facilitated them for the publication,” said the 13th rector of UNAIR.
In the end of his speech, Prof. Nasih also, from the successful story of Prof. Henry as today’s success was from a mother’s struggle in childhood, re-emphasized that being a professor is merely not about intelligence or education, there is a mother’s role and love which take the children to success.
“Let’s together appreciate our mothers, as with her blessings we get success today,” he said while emphasizing that a professor should be able to perform as expected, to serve and work well. (*)
Author : Nuri Hermawan
Editor : Dilan Salsabila