Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS) added their professors. On Saturday (7/12/2019) UMS’s Chancellor Prof. Dr. Sofyan Anif, M.Si. inaugurated two professors: Prof. Dr. Muhtadi, M.Si, professor of biology and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Da'i, M.Si., Apt, professor of Pharmacy. Both of them inaugurated at the Moh. Auditorium Building Djazman UMS.
Thus, 27 professors. Besides, it represented the first professor who was owned by the Faculty of Pharmacy UMS. Also, Muhammad Da'i, who is also the Vice-Chancellor I of UMS, represented the first professor with a pharmacist background in Central Java and from all private universities that have Pharmacy Study Programs in Indonesia he stands as the fifth.
The Chancellor of UMS said, adding more professors in UMS is one of the results of UMS efforts to focus on developing Human Resources (HR) for all UMS academicians. "I ask permission from the General Chairman of PP Muhammadiyah, asking the UMS to add one more Vice-Chancellor (Vice-Chancellor V) to facilitate the development of human resources at UMS. So this is the result, "said Sofyan Anif.
Then the Head of the Central Java Higher Education Service Institute (LLDIKTI), Prof. Dr. H. DYP. Sugiharto, M.Pd. Kons. So far, UMS as Private Universities (PTS) which has the most professors in Central Java. "Based on data held by LLDIKTI Central Java, So far, UMS is unbeatable as the university that has the biggest amount of professor, 27 professors," he said.
This precious moment was also attended by the Chairperson of Muhammadiyah's Central Leadership, Prof. Dr. Haedar Nashir, M.Si. In his speech, Haedar Nashir added that UMS achievements will also be followed by Muhammadiyah Universities and other Aisyiyah “We hope that what is currently achieved by UMS, will also be followed by other PTM including Aisyiyah. As the Chancellors of PTM/A on Central Java is along with us now "
The Scientific Speech presented by Prof. Dr. Muhtadi, M.Si. titled "The role of biological wealth as a source of chemistry, phytotherapy agents and the hidden treasure of the nation". While Prof. Dr. Muhammad Da'i, M.Si., Apt. Delivering his scientific speech with the title 'Exploration of Non-toxic Chemotherapy Agents: Study of curcumin research, curcumin derivatives and analogs, and other combinations sourced from plants'.