[Unpad.ac.id, 8/12/2015] Five candidates for Dean of Faculty of Law (FH) Unpad presented their program at the Program Socialization for Dean Candidates in Unpad, Tuesday (08/12) at Grha Sanusi Hardjadinata Unpad, Jalan Dipati Ukur No. 35, Bandung. The event was part of the series of process of Selection for Faculty Deans 2016 – 2021 in Unpad.
The five dean candidates included Atip Latipulhayat, S.H., LLM., PhD., Susi Dwi Harijanti, S.H., LLM., PhD., Hernadi Affandi, S.H., M.H., Dr. An An Chandrawulan, S.H., LLM., and Dr. Idris, S.H., with R. Achmad Gusman Catur Siswandi, S.H., LL.M., PhD. as the moderator.
Vice Rector of Governance and Resources Unpad, Dr. Sigid Suseno, S.H., M.H., opened the socialization, and also present in the occasion were Unpad Rector, Prof. Tri Hanggono Achmad, all Vice Rectors in Unpad. Director of Human Resources Development, Diana Sari, S.E., M.Mgt., PhD., Head of Rector’s Special-Staff, Prof. Ramdan Panigoro, PhD., Professors, lecturers, students, and administrative staff of FH Unpad.
One candidate, Atip Latipulhayat delivered the idea of the aspect of excellence by reassuring the spirit of “academic leadership” in FH Unpad. He argued that the Faculty had been gradually neglecting the academic leadership and tending to practice bureaucratic leadership. All the individuals in FH Unpad, he said, must have excellent individual capacity as well as programs.
Next candidate, Susi Dwi Harijanti presented six programs that included improvement of the quality of learning and students, reinforcement of researches, strenngthening innovations, increase on incentives, institutional empowerment, and adjustment of organizations and working procedure.
Hernadi Affandi’s program was related to building an excellent faculty for FH Unpad in the global competition. While Unpad was on the verge of becoming Legal-Based Public Higher Institution (PTN BH), changes were required and should be reflected in next Dean’s working plan.
Dr. An An Chandrawulan focused on the the main goal of the sustainable development concept. One of the targets was to involve the alumni in building FH Unpad for the future. He also initiated the establishment of legal laboratories for the communities, particularly those in West Java. These laboratories, he said, would become a means for transforming legal education for society.
Finally, Dr. Idris set a target of “Go ASEAN” for FH Unpad as it was in accordance with Unpad’s strategic plan 2017-2021, to become a university with regional competitiveness. The target was represented through a series of programs that included the improvement of human resources, facilities, management, performance, and well-being.*
Report by Arief Maulana / eh