Tired of being constantly blamed for not preparing graduates for the working environment, an academics movement has taken professional bodies and critics to task, urging them to also address shortcomings.
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) scraps plan to include non-academics in its nomination and voting of deans for the 2022-2024 term, which begins tomorrow. Experts say the plan violates the present provision of the USM Constitution.
For the first time in 52 years, non-academic members from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) can now nominate and vote for their faculty deans. Several of the university’s professors, however, slam the move, calling it “unconstitutional”.