Dr. Ir. Yogi Sugito (2006-2010 term)
On June 16, 2006 University of Brawijaya made another mark in its history as Prof. Dr. Ir. Yogi Sugito was officially inaugurated, in Jakarta, by the Minister of National Education to be the Rector of UB for the 2006-2010 term, taking over the position that was previously held by Prof. Dr. Ir. Bambang Goeritno.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Yogi Sugito was born in Tulungagung on June 10, 1951. He is married to Enny Suhartini with 3 sons, Panji Sananta, Himawat Aryadita, ST., MS. and Zendy Sagita. A professor in Plantation Ecology in UB, he proposes that UB has to stride ahead to strengthen its competitiveness. Therefore, good cooperation with all parties and cohesiveness among all elements in the campus are imperative, thus he said before UB’s Board of Trustees assembly during the rector’s election for the 2006-2010 term on December 24, 2005. Completing his undergraduate study in Agriculture, UB, in 1977, and achieving his doctoral degree in Agricultural Science from IPB Bogor, in 1983, Prof. Dr. Ir. Yogi Sugito started his career by serving as the Secretary of Agronomy Department (1984-1985), functioning as the Head of D-III Program of Plantation (1985-1989), becoming the Vice Dean I in the Faculty of Agriculture for two periods (1990-1996). Then, he held the office of Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture for two consecutive terms (1996-2001), which ended as he was offered the position of Vice Rector I for Academic Affairs, also for two consecutive terms (2001-2006).
His commitment to take UB forward is his working capital in planning new programs, besides continuing programs planned by the former Rector of UB.
Experient, thanks to training courses in Columbia and Philippine and participating in several scientific seminars in India, China and Philippine, and making short visits to America, Japan, Australia, China and some European countries, Prof. Dr. Ir. Yogi Sugito is totally determined to drive UB towards a world-class state university.
Likewise, his experiences as the Head of Preparation Team for UB’s Promotion towards a State-Owned Education Legal Entity (BHPMN) and the Head of Master Mind for University Incubator Business Model inspire Prof. Dr. Ir. Yogi Sugito to immediately set up steps for the transition era towards campus autonomy and bearing new ideas in mind, that is, developing campus business through the concept of Business Incubator by pioneering the establishment of business units, both academic and non academic in their natures. In any case, the Rector has also prepared a new breakthrough, that is, Job Placement Center in which alumni and students can get job placements more easily.
With the motto “Presenting the Best for All”, the Rector, who had his Hajj pilgrim in 1997, is positive that he can continue carrying the baton from the former Rector and make UB better.