New UMS Vice Chancellor Dr Kamarudin Calls On Chief Minister

Musa, left, greets the new VC of Universiti Malaysia Sabah. – Photo credit Haji Asmat Yahya, Ministry of Finance

KOTA KINABALU: Newly appointed Vice Chancellor of University of Malaysia, Sabah (UMS), Prof. Dr Kamarudin Mudin paid a courtesy call on the Chief Minister, Musa Haji Aman, who is also the Pro-Chancellor of UMS, at the Ministry of Finance in Likas, Wednesday.

Dr Kamarudin who is UMS’ fifth VC had recently called on the university staff and students to avoid controversy and strengthen integrity.

He took over duties from his predecessor Dr Mohd Harun Abdullah whose term ended on June 17.

“Let us unite and discard any feelings that can threaten harmony and work towards ensuring the best output for the university, state and country,” he said after receiving his appointment letter as UMS vice chancellor.

He expressed his gratitude to Harun for the latter’s guidance during his tenure as deputy vice chancellor of Academic and International.