Palu, - Rector of the State Islamic Institute (IAIN) Palu, Central Sulawesi, asks all the chairmen and administrators of intra-campus organizations to be role models of all students in the institute.

"As the chairman, board of student organizations or student figures, you must be a role model of all students," said Rector IAIN Palu Prof. Dr. H Sagaf S Pettalongi MPd, in Palu.

Prof. Sagaf Pettalongi said the chairmen and all the administrators of organizations must have good personality, emotional and intellectual intelligence widely, coupled with the superior attitude and behavior, good morals and social life.

Prof. Sagaf Pettalongi considers that the board and student figures are locomotives that can stimulate and move all students. Therefore, the board and student leaders must convey or give a message of kindness to all IAIN Palu students.

This Education Management Specialist also stresses to organizational leaders to not only have an edge in organization, but also academic excellence.

"Students or organizational leaders are not only excellent in the organization, but also in the study, therefore there must be a balance of organizational and academic achievement," said Prof. Sagaf Pettalongi.

He advised students not to prioritize organizational activities rather than academic activities, and vice versa. Therefore there must be a balance.

"Success in leading the organization, the study also finished on time. Four years, especially with outstanding academic achievement, it is very unusual," said Prof. Sagaf Pettalongi.

He said the board of student organizations also included in a unity of the IAIN bureaucracy organization structure. Therefore, all policies issued by IAIN Palu should be integrated and implemented by all parties including intra-campus organizations.

Moreover, explained Prof Sagaf, Student Organization became an extension of IAIN Palu to establish communication with all parties either internal or external.

Rector of IAIN Palu Prof. Dr. H Sagaf S Pettalongi MPd inaugurated the board of nine student work units (SMEs) or intra-campus organization consisting of Manpa, Mapala Muhibbul Bi'ah, Trisda, Student Regiment, LPM Qalamun, LDK Jundullah, Racana Karamatul Husna Scout, Student, Sport Muhibbul Riyadha, at IAIN Auditorium Palu, Tuesday 13 March 2018.

Rector Prof. Sagaf S Pettalongi MPd also inaugurated the board of Student Council and Student Senate at Institute level.