KENDARI, Rector-Chancellor of the universities and the private Forum Rektor Indonesia held their 14th annual meeting at Haluoleo University in Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, this weekend. The Rector of the whole meeting of the Indonesia are expected to provide input to issues that develop in the life of the nation and State.
The Rector was welcomed in the opening event at the Home Office of the Governor of the South Sulawesi on Friday night. Ebiet G Ade singer invited to enliven the event. On Saturday (3/12/2011), the Rector convened a discussion about character education. The theme of the annual meeting of the Rector of this time was the Restoration of civilization Starts from Education: character education in the midst of cultural diversity in strengthening the competitiveness of Nations.
Usman Rianse, Rector of Haluoleo University as well as Chairman of the Board, the President of Indonesia, said the College as a place of gathering of thinkers in the field of academic, social, moral, and should join think and realize a nation's competitiveness.
It starts with the character education to support the four pillars namely nationality tegasknya Pancasila, the 1945 CONSTITUTION of the Republic of Indonesia, the country's Unity, and Bhineka Tunggal Ika. ' This nation faces a problem of fundamental degradation of national character. Colleges try to give you an idea, concept, idea academically so found an elegant solution, critical, and substantive to face the problem of this nation, ' clear Rianse.