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National scene: Jakarta State University rector suspended

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, September 27 2017   /  12:36 am

The Research and Technology and Higher Education Ministry has suspended Jakarta State University (UNJ) rector Djaali as a result of alleged plagiarism and mismanagement in the university.

“We have suspended him,” the ministry’s independent team head Ali Ghufron Mukti told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday, declining to reveal the reasons behind the suspension and saying that it was higher education minister Muhammad Nasir who had the responsibility to explain the case.

The ministry established recently the independent team to follow up on the findings by another team called the academic performance evaluation team (EKA), which was set up in 2015 by the ministry.

Earlier, Antara news agency reported that the suspension was issued after the EKA team uncovered plagiarism in UNJ.

“[The suspension is] a result of some problems there [in UNJ] which have been revie...