What's happening in PresUniv

Published: 01 Mar 2023

President University (Presuniv) officially introduced Prof. Ki-Chan Kim as the International Chancellor on Monday, February 27, 2023. Prof. Kim is a Management Professor at the Catholic University of Korea, South Korea, and a Distinguished Professor at George Washington University, USA. Prof. Kim’s introduction ceremony was held at the Charles Himawan Auditorium, Building A, Floor 5, Presuniv campus at Jababeka Education Park, Kota Jababeka, and Cikarang. The event was attended by Prof. Dr. Ir. Budi Susilo Soepandji, DEA, Chairperson of the President University Education Foundation, and all other foundation administrators. Also present was the Rector of Presuniv Prof. Dr. Chairy, the Deputy Rector for Academic Affairs, Handa S. Abidin, S.H., LL.M., Ph.D., the deans and heads of study programs, all lecturers, and other invited guests.

            Prof. Budi Susilo Soepandji said in his introductory remarks that Prof Kim's appointment as International Chancellor was very strategic for Presuniv. He said, "In today's global era, universities and their entire academic community must be ready to become global citizens." On the same occasion, Prof. Chairy also emphasized, "The appointment of Prof. Kim will further strengthen the existence of Presuniv as an international university."

            Congratulations on the appointment of Prof. Kim came from the President and CEO of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy. "It is an honor for us" said Tarabishy in the video. Prof. Kim will become Chair on the Board of ICSB. ICSB was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Washington DC, USA, ICSB is the largest and oldest non-profit organization in the world that promotes entrepreneurship and small and medium-sized businesses.

Responding to the appointment, said Prof. Kim, "This is an honor for me. Moreover, Presuniv is one of the leading private universities in Indonesia and has been accredited A." Prof. Kim stated that as International Chancellor, he wishes to contribute to Presuniv's internationalization. "I will encourage Presuniv to be more active in collaborating on a global level, both with fellow universities abroad, with foreign companies , and various other organizations," said Kim. (JB Susetiyo, PR team. Photo: Doc. PR).