History

Brief History of Riau Suska UIN

State Islamic University of Sultan Sharif Kasim (UIN Suska), Riau in the English language is the State Islamic University of Sultan Sharif Kasim Riau is the result of the development / improvement of the educational status of the State Islamic Institute (IAIN) Sultan Sharif Qasim Pekanbaru is officially confirmed on the basis of Presidential Regulation No. 2 / 2005 dated January 4, 2005 on Amendment IAIN Sultan Sharif Qasim Pekanbaru be UIN Syarif Kasim Sultan of Riau and inaugurated on February 9, 2005 by the President, Mr Dr. H. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono as a follow-up to change this status, the Minister of Religious Affairs Organization and work setting Suska Riau UIN under the Minister of Religious Affairs Regulation No. 8 of 2005 dated 4 April 2005.

State Islamic Institute Sultan Sharif Qasim (IAIN Susqa) as the embryo UIN Pekanbaru Riau Suska, founded on September 19, 1970 based on the Decree of the Minister of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia No. 194 of 1970. Establishment of the Institute was inaugurated by the Minister of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia KH Ahmad Dahlan on 19 September 1970 date of the signing of the charter and the inauguration of the first Rector, Prof.. H. Ilyas Muhammad Ali.

IAIN Susqa This was originally derived from some of Faculty of Islamic Higher Education Private which is then transformed into a state, namely the Faculty Tarbiyah Islamic University of Riau in Pekanbaru, Riau Islamic University Faculty of Sharia in Tembilahan, and Faculty Ushuluddin Great Mosque of An-Nur Pekanbaru.

With the approval of Local Government, the State Islamic Institute of Pekanbaru is the name given by Sultan Sharif Qasim, which is the name of the Kingdom of Siak Sri Sultan Indrapura to-12 or the last, which is also the name of national fighters from Riau. Taking the name is given the services and his devotion to the country, including in education.

IAIN Susqa Pekanbaru is taking place in the first lecture in the former Chinese school on Jl. Cempaka, now called Jl. Lotus, then moved to the Grand Mosque An-Nur. Then in 1973, then occupied the campus IAIN Susqa Jl. Student (Jl. K. H. Ahmad Dahlan now). The first building area of ​​840 m2 located on the land measuring 3.65 Ha funded entirely by local governments and inaugurated its use by the Governor of Riau, Arifin Achmad, on June 19, 1973.

When established, IAIN Susqa only consists of three Faculties, namely Faculty of MT, Faculty of Shariah, and the Faculty Ushuluddin. But since 1998, IAIN Susqa develop themselves by opening the Faculty of Da'wah. Faculty was established based on the Decree of the Minister of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia No. 104 of 1998 dated February 24, 1998. This faculty was originally derived from the existing Da'wah Department at the Faculty Ushuluddin. In 1997 has stood well the Graduate / PPs IAIN SUSQA Pekanbaru.

The desire to expand the field of studies at IAIN Sultan Sharif Qasim Pekanbaru emerged through Seminars Muslim Intellectuals (1985), Seminar on Work Culture in Islamic Perspective (1987), and dialogue as scholars and intellectuals in Riau Province. Three years in a row (1996, 1997, 1998) gave birth to the recommendation: To IAIN Sultan Sharif Qasim Pekanbaru unlock new courses (general). Through the decision of the senate meeting IAIN Susqa September 9, 1998 which set a status change IAIN Susqa State Islamic University (UIN) Sultan Syarif Kasim Riau, it is done in stages of preparation. Starting in academic year 1998/1999 have been opened a few general studies programs in some faculties, such as Psychology courses at the Faculty of MT, course management and management of the Company at the Faculty of Shariah, and Communication Studies courses at the Faculty of Da'wah. In the academic year 1999/2000 IAIN has also opened the Information Engineering Program. One year later, the academic year 2000/2001, also opened Industrial Engineering Program. Both courses last for a while placed under the administration of the Faculty of Da'wah.

In the 2002/2003 academic year general studies program that is on faculty at the top and added some new courses, upgraded to an independent faculty. These faculties is the Faculty of Science and Technology with the Department / Program Information Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems and Mathematics, Faculty of Psychology by Department / Program Psychology, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences with Management Studies, Accounting and Management Diploma III; and Faculty of Animal Husbandry Science study program with concentrations of Animal Production Technology, Technology of Livestock and Feed Technology and Nutrition.

Thus, in the academic year 2002/2003, IAIN Susqa in preparation UIN SUSKA Riau already has eight faculties, namely Faculty of MT, Faculty of Shariah, Faculty Ushuluddin, Faculty of Da'wah and Communication Studies, Faculty of Science and Technology, Faculty of Psychology, Faculty Economics, and Faculty of Animal Husbandry.

Upgrading UIN IAIN be intended to produce Muslim scholars who are able to master, develop, and implement the Islamic sciences, science and technology are integral, as well as eliminate the dichotomy between the views of Islamic science and general science.

Suska UIN development is not only done on purely academic fields, such as through the opening of the faculties and new study programs, but also directed at developing the physical, facilities, and infrastructure. Today Suska UIN campus already has an area of ​​84.15 hectares of land consisting of 3.65 hectares on Jl. K.H. Ahmad Dahlan and 80.50 hectares at Km. 15 Jl. Soebrantas Simpangbaru Panam Pekanbaru.

Campus land at Km 15, Jl. H.R. Soebrantas was released in the year 1981/1982 was originally an area of ​​60 ha and expanded in 2003-2006 to 80.50 ha. In the year 1995/1996 dilahan physical construction has started and has managed to build a building area of ​​5760 m2 for 70 local classrooms.

In accordance with the Minister of Religious Affairs Regulation No. 8 Year 2005 UIN Suska has 8 faculties, namely Faculty of MT and Teacher Training, Faculty of Shariah and Legal Studies, Faculty of Ushuluddin, Faculty of Da'wah and Communication Studies, Faculty of Science and Technology, Faculty of Psychology, Faculty of Economics and Science Social, and faculty of Agriculture and Livestock.

Since the establishment of a UIN, IAIN Susqa until SUSKA until now it has several times experienced leadership turnover, as follows:

No Name of Period
1. Prof. H. Muh Ilyas. Ali 1970 - 1975
2. Drs. H. A. Moerad Oesman 1975 - 1979
3. Drs. Ahmady Soewarno 1979 - 1987
4. Drs. H. Yusuf Rahman, MA 1987 - 1996
5. Prof. Dr. H. Amir Lutfi 1996 - 2005
6. Prof. Dr. H. M. Nazir 2005 - present


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