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Padjajaran University's rector appointment feud leads to lawsuit

  • Arya Dipa

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung   /   Mon, May 13, 2019   /  02:31 pm
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Padjajaran University's appointment of an acting rector has led a rector candidate to file a civil lawsuit against the university's board of trustees (MWA) and the Research, Technology and Higher Education Ministry.(kompas.com/Reni Susanti)

Padjajaran University's appointment of an acting rector has led a rector candidate to file a civil lawsuit against the university's board of trustees (MWA) and the Research, Technology and Higher Education Ministry. The state university's MWA has appointed as its acting rector Rina Indiastuti, secretary for the Research, Technology and Higher Education Ministry's learning and student affairs directorate general, after failing to find a successor for Tri Hanggono Achmad, whose term ended on April 13. The decision led Atip Latipulhayat, a professor from the School of Law, to file a civil lawsuit against the university's MWA and the ministry with the Bandung District Court on Thursday. Atip was one of three candidates nominated for the rector post, alongside Obsatar Sinaga from the School of Social and Political Sciences and Aldrin Herwany from the School of Eco...