Prof. Dr. Ismi Arif Ismail
Prof. Dr. Ismi Arif Ismail is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) of Universiti Putra Malaysia. He holds a PhD (Continuing Education) from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, a Master’s in Extension Education, UPM, and a Bachelor of Education with Honours (Teaching English as a Second Language – TESL) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He specialises in the areas of extension and continuing education, teaching and learning, youth development, leadership and human resource development. He was appointed as the Director of the Institute for Social Science Studies (IPSAS), UPM, from 2020 to 2022. Between 2013 and 2015, Prof. Dr. Ismi was seconded as the Deputy Director of the Teaching and Learning Leadership Centre at the Higher Education Leadership Academy (AKEPT), Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE).