Leaders of public universities in Malaysia

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This is a list of the leaders of public universities in Malaysia, which comprises the Chancellor (as ceremonial leader), Chairman of the Board of Directors (as chairman) and the Vice Chancellor (as chief executive officer).[1]

University Position Incumbent Since
University of Malaya Chancellor Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah of Perak 13 October 2014
Chairman, Board of Directors Vacant[2]
Vice Chancellor Datuk Ir. Abdul Rahim Hashim 1 November 2017
National University of Malaysia Chancellor Tuanku Muhriz of Negeri Sembilan 16 April 2009
Chairman, Board of Directors Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar[3] 1 November 2018
Vice Chancellor Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd Hamdi Abd Shukor[4] 1 January 2019
Putra University of Malaysia Chancellor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah of Selangor 1 April 2002
Chairman, Board of Directors Vacant[5]
Vice Chancellor Prof. Datin Paduka Dr. Aini Ideris 1 February 2008
Science University of Malaysia Chancellor Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin of Perlis 15 August 2007
Chairman, Board of Governors Vacant[5]
Vice Chancellor Prof. Datuk Dr. Asma Ismail 4 October 2016
University of Technology, Malaysia Chancellor Raja Zarith Sofiah of Johor 25 September 2010
Chairman, Board of Directors Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali Unknown
Vice Chancellor Prof. Datuk Ir. Dr. Wahid Omar 2 September 2013
International Islamic University Malaysia Constitutional Head Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang 1 July 1983
President Vacant
Rector Prof. Tan Sri Dzulkifli Abdul Razak 1 August 2018
Northern University of Malaysia Chancellor Sultan Sallehuddin of Kedah 4 November 2017
Chairman, Board of Directors Tan Sri Siti Sa'diah Sheikh Bakir 1 June 2016
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak 1 June 2013
Malaysian University of Sarawak Chancellor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud 27 October 2014
Chairman, Board of Directors Tan Sri Sulong Matjeraie 30 April 2018
Vice Chancellor Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohamed Kadim Suaidi 6 April 2013
Malaysian University of Sabah Chancellor Tun Juhar Mahiruddin 18 April 2011
Chairman, Board of Directors Vacant[5]
Vice Chancellor Prof. Datuk Dr. D. Kamarudin D. Mudin 18 June 2017
Sultan Idris University of Education Chancellor Tuanku Zara of Perak 1 January 2012
Chairman, Board of Directors Tan Sri Dr. Wan Mohd. Zahid Mohd. Noordin Unknown
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dato' Dr. Mohammad Shatar Sabran 24 February 2017
Islamic Science University of Malaysia Chancellor Tuanku Aishah Rohani of Negeri Sembilan 3 December 2011
Chairman, Board of Directors Prof. Tan Sri Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Unknown
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dato' Dr. Musa Ahmad 1 June 2016
MARA University of Technology Chancellor Sultan Abdullah, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong 15 April 2017
Chairman, Board of Directors Tan Sri Ir. Dr. Ahmad Zaidee Laidin Unknown
Vice Chancellor Prof. Emeritus Datuk Dr. Hassan Said 1 February 2016
Malaysian University of Terengganu Chancellor Sultanah Nur Zahirah of Terengganu 25 August 2007
Chairman, Board of Directors Dato' Mohammed Azlan Hashim Unknown
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dato' Dr. Nor Aieni Mokhtar 13 April 2015
Malaysian Technical University of Melaka Chancellor Tun Dr. Mohd. Khalil Yaakob 30 July 2005
Chairman, Board of Directors Tan Sri Ir. Dr. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali Unknown
Vice Chancellor Prof. Datuk Dr. Shahrin Sahib 2 April 2015
Tun Hussein Onn University of Malaysia Chancellor Sultan Ibrahim of Johor Unknown
Chairman, Board of Directors Vacant[5]
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Wahid Razzaly 3 March 2017
Malaysian University of Perlis Chancellor Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra of Perlis 1 September 2003
Chairman, Board of Directors Dato' Dr. Mohd. Sofi Othman Unknown
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dato' Dr. Zul Azhar Zahid Jamal 1 May 2016
Malaysian University of Pahang Chancellor Sultan Abdullah 12 August 2006
Chairman, Board of Directors Dato' Sri Ibrahim Ahmad Unknown
Vice Chancellor Prof. Ir. Dr. Wan Azhar bin Wan Yusoff 16 May 2019
Sultan Zainal Abidin University Chancellor Sultanah Nur Zahirah of Terengganu 8 August 2010
Chairman, Board of Directors Vacant[5]
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dato' Dr. Ahmad Zubaidi A. Latif 1 February 2016
Malaysian University of Kelantan Chancellor Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra of Kelantan 26 December 2017
Chairman, Board of Directors Dato' Dr. Hussamuddin bin Hj. Yaacub 7 November 2018
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dato' Dr. Husaini Omar 1 January 2018
National Defense University of Malaysia Chancellor Sultan Muhammad V 7 November 2017
Chairman, Board of Directors Tan Sri Dr. Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim Unknown
Vice Chancellor Lt. Gen. Dato' Abdul Halim Jalal 1 May 2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University and University College Act 1971" (PDF) (in Malay). Attorney General Chamber of Malaysia. p. 40. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 January 2012. Retrieved 16 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Menteri: Pengarah universiti disingkir untuk pastikan reformasi institusi". Malaysiakini (in Malay). 1 August 2018. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Abdul Wahid Omar to be UKM board chairman - Nation | The Star Online". www.thestar.com.my. Retrieved 27 April 2019.
  4. ^ www.nst.com.my https://www.nst.com.my/education/2018/12/437795/ukm-appoints-new-vice-chancellor. Retrieved 27 April 2019. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ a b c d e "Term of UMS Chairman was cut short, VC not affected | Daily Express Newspaper Online". Retrieved 3 August 2018.

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