ARAU, March 5 — The Raja Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail, has been reappointed as the Chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP).
Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah consented to the appointment of Tuanku Syed Faizuddin as the Chancellor for seven years from Dec 31 last year to Dec 12, 2028, UniMAP said in a statement today.
UniMAP Board of Directors chairman Raja Datuk Azwane Raja Ariff and Vice-Chancellor Prof Ts Dr Zaliman Sauli, representing Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Dr Noraini Ahmad, handed over the letter of appointment to Tuanku Syed Faizuddin at the UniMAP Alam campus here today.
Tuanku Syed Faizuddin was appointed by then Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail as the first Chancellor of Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia (KUKUM) on Sept 1, 2003.
KUKUM was subsequently rebranded as UniMAP.