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The Board of Trustees (BOT) of Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) has recommended incumbent Rector, Prof. Dr. Herry Suhardiyanto for a second term. In the BOT’s plenary session on 29 November 2012, Prof. Herry earned majority of the votes from the BOT members.

Even before the election, Dr. Suhardiyanto has already committed to working with his fellow candidates towards a progressive university.

"The three of us are ready to synergize our agendas for the advancement of our beloved university, as we understand that current issues on food, energy, the environment, economic development, and poverty alleviation are great challenges for the nation. These are very relevant to the core competencies of IPB as the nursery of science, technology, and innovation,” said Dr. Suhardiyanto, during the BOT’s Executive Meeting on 27 November 2012.

The graduates of IPB are characterized by entrepreneurship; they are ready to respond those challenges," Dr. Suhardiyanto added. 
Born in Banjarnegara, Central Java, Indonesia on 10 September 1959, Dr. Suhardiyanto completed his undergraduate degree program in agricultural technology from IPB, his Master’s Degree from Kochi University, Japan, and his Doctorate Degree from the Ehime University, Japan. During his first term, IPB successfully developed a number of cutting-edge projects, which earned for the University the reputation of being the most innovative campus in Indonesia.

Dr. Suhardiyanto’s second term covers the period 2012-2017



Source: IPB News|29 November 2012

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