Wed, 01 Jun 1994

UI will get new professor

Benny Hoedoro Hoed, 57, of the faculty of literature at the University of Indonesia (UI) will be inducted as professor on Saturday.

The induction ceremony will held Saturday at the Convention Center at the university's new campus in Depok, West Java, where Hoed will give a scientific lecture titled Linguistics, Semiotics and Our Culture.

Hoed completed his undergraduate studies in French literature at UI in 1964. He then went to France to study at Universite de Toulouse and Universite de Paris and finally obtained a doctorate degree from UI in 1989.

Apart from his teaching duties, Hoed is also a senior official of the National Development Planning Board (Bappenas) for linguistic and cultural affairs.(mds)