FRIDAY, 14 MARCH –
Chairman of the Board of Directors (LPU) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Tun Zaki Tun Azmi urged all UMS community to practice integrity at all times.
He said that academic and administrative staff including UMS students should strive to reach a higher level of integrity in themselves.
“A university that does not practice integrity will not be respected in terms of its degree and publications, and its graduates will have a hard time finding employment.
“For UMS to be a respected university, it should practice good corporate governance, quality management, good planning and monitoring, ensuring accountability for all financial management, implementation of university’s policies according to regulations and to practice transparency in all matters,” he emphasised.
He said this in his inaugural talk ‘Warga Berintegriti, Universiti Berkualiti’ at the Dewan Resital, UMS.
The programmes which would be held during the month of integrity would be extended until the next year as a way to remind and cultivate the culture of integrity among UMS community over time.
More than 500 staff and students of UMS attended the inaugural lecture of Tun Zaki’s. Also present were the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd. Harun Abdullah, UMS Registrar, Datuk Abdullah Hj. Mohd. Said and Principal Officers of the university. – MA (fl)
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