Prof. Dr. Chartchalerm Isarankura-Na-Ayudhya
Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies
On October 18-20, 2018, a conference on "Educational Management and Administration" was hosted by Council of the Graduate Studies Administrators of Public and Autonomous Universities (CGAU) at Peach Blossom Resort, Karon Beach, Phuket. The conference not only aimed for CGAU members from 25 institutions to exchange academic knowledge focusing on educational management and administration, but it also offered a platform for the members to be informed about guidelines on regulating graduate studies standards in line with Thailand 4.0. by the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC).
The topics of discussion to promote educational management and administration at graduate level in different dimensions included curriculum management for standard achievement, scholarship and research funding management, marketing planning, and cooperation and admission among domestic and international students. It was hoped that the body of knowledge acquired from the conference would enhance the quality and efficiency of educational management and administration. The administrators from FGS, attending the conference, were Prof. Dr. Patcharee Lertrit, Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sunee Kanyajit, Deputy Dean for Administrations, Asst. Prof. Dr. Suthep Wiyakrutta, Deputy Dean for Organization Research and Educational Innovation, Asst. Prof. Thanadol Pritranan, Deputy Dean for Planning and Finance, Dr. Noppadol Wanichworanant, Deputy Dean for Information Technology, Dr. Somchai Trakarnrung, Deputy Dean for International for Language Development, and Asst. Prof. Dr. Bunyarit Panyapinyopol, Deputy Dean for Special Missions.