Vice Chancellor Conversations provides inputs with positive impact and encouraging response from the young lecturers at the Dewan Annex UiTM Shah Alam today. YBhg. Vice Chancellor, Emeritus Professor Ir. Dr. Mohd Azraai Kassim, sharing his idea on how to be excellence in academic and administration while taking the university to great heights of excellence.
Indeed, there may be an array of promotion tracks to fit such different career paths in academics and these tracks may have different requirements for promotion. It is critically important that the young lecturers be familiar with the requirements of their particular track early in the course of their career.
Vice Chancellor added that everybody should find out the relevant requirements and expectations for promotion and be thinking about these matters from an early point in his or her career, rather than near the end when the promotion clock is ticking.
The discussion revolved around the quality of academicians in UiTM. The advice on how and where young and new academicians are heading to and how do they get there are also highlighted by laying out a general career roadmap academic excellence plan and importantly, present strategies to deal with the potential pitfalls and avoid some of the bumps in the road towards striving for academic excellence.
This was followed by a Question-and-Answer session with the Honorable Vice Chancellor and more discussions with the on tackling current challenges and strategies to streamline UiTM current direction.