This occasion marks the official handover ceremony by the outgoing Chairman of the University Board of Directors (LPU), Tan Sri Samsudin Osman to the newly minted Chairperson, Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir, who was appointed for a period of three years with effect from 1 June 2016 to 31 May 2019.
The handover notes ceremony was witnessed by UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak.
Dato' Seri Vice-Chancellor expressed his sincere appreciation and gratitude to the former Chairman of UUM Board of Directors, Tan Sri Samsudin Osman for his outstanding contributions and exemplary commitment as the Chairman of UUM Board of Directors since the last 10 years.
UUM Vice-Chancellor also congratulated Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir on the appointment.
In her acceptance speech, Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah shared that this appointment is certainly a great challenge for her and she looks forward to share her knowledge and experience with the Vice-Chancellor, the members of the University Board of Directors and the university management team.
The responsibility to lead UUM as an Eminent Management University in Malaysia is certainly demanding and this requires significant efforts and unwavering commitment to ensure that UUM remains as the centre of excellence in the higher education sector,” she added.
Meanwhile, the former Chairman of the Board of Directors, Tan Sri Samsudin Osman also expressed his utmost appreciation and gratitude to the Vice-Chancellor, members of UUM Board of Directors and the university management team for their support and commitment extended to him during his tenure as the Chairman of the University Board of Directors.
In attendance at the ceremony were the members of UUM Board of Directors, UUM Registrar, Mr. Mohamad Akhir Hj. Yusof; UUM Bursar, Mr. Amron Man and senior university officers.
Translated by Nur Ida Faradilla binti Aziz
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