BPJ Profile

 Introduction

Journal Publishing Agency (Badan Penerbitan Jurnal, BPJ) FIB UB was established on August 25, 2016 based on the Decree of the Dean of the Faculty of Cultural Studies, Universitas Brawijaya No. 52 of 2016. The Foundation for the Establishment of BPJ FIB is Decree of the Rector of Universitas Brawijaya No. 20 of 2016 concerning on Organizational Structure and Work Arrangement which is a derivation of Ministerial Regulation No. 4 of 2016 concerning on Organization and Work Procedure of Universitas Brawijaya.

At the Faculty level, the Journal Publishing Agency is a unit that operates directly under the supervision of Dean and Deputy Dean 1 for Academic Affairs. BPJ is established to realize and develop the strengths of the Faculty as contained in the Strategic Plan of the Faculty of Cultural Studies, as one of which is: “Lecturers’ publication of scientific papers in conferences and scientific journals have reached national and international scale “. In an effort to develop the aforementioned strength of the Faculty, BPJ works by implementing a program of Fostering the Quality and Quantity of Research and Community Service in the field of journal development and lecturers’ publications.

Through this foundation, BPJ as a supporting board of the Faculty that is responsible to the Dean, functions to encourage scientific journal publishing activities of lecturers and students, and to organize the publishing activities of journals in the Faculty of Cultural Studies. The organizational structure of BPJ consists of a chairperson, a secretary and a member who is appointed and discharged by the Dean for a term of 2 (two) years.

The Responsibilities of BPJ

BPJ has the following general responsibilities:

1) Providing and organizing training of composing scientific publications;

2) Collecting and selecting the scientific work of lecturers and students for the purpose of publication;

3) Periodically publishing lecturers’ and students’ scientific works in the form of journals and other forms of publication;

4) Providing periodic reports to the Dean.

In addition, the specific responsibilities of BPJ are as follow:

  1. Organizing a training of composing articles for scientific publications;
  2. Facilitating ISSN, ISBN, journal accreditation, and journal development management;
  3. Periodically publishing lecturers’ scientific work in the form of journals or other forms of publication;
  4. Managing a periodic monitoring and evaluation of journal publications; and
  5. Providing periodic reports to the Dean.

Organization of BPJ

BPJ is a unit that operates under the supervision of the Dean and Deputy Dean I for Academic Affairs that has the main goal of realizing the Faculty’s Strategic Plan in relation to the publication of scientific work of both research and community service conducted by lecturers within the Faculty of Cultural Studies, Universitas Brawijaya. This unit is in charge of 5 (five) journals of the Faculty of Cultural Studies, namely:

  1. Studi Budaya Nusantara Journal (published by Department of Anthropology and Fine Arts),
  2. Hasta Wiyata Journal (published by Indonesian Language and Literature Education Study Program),
  3. Alphabet Journal (published by Study Program of English),
  4. EducaFL Journal (published by English Education Study Program),
  5. Budaya Journal (published by Department of Language and Literature).

BPJ Management Structure

BPJ operates under the supervision and trustee of:

1) The Dean of the Faculty of Cultural Studies

2) The Deputy Dean I for Academic Affairs, Faculty of Cultural Studies

At the Faculty level, BPJ is led by a chairperson assisted by a secretary and a member. BPJ supervises and coordinates directly with all of the journal managers in the Faculty of Cultural Studies, with the following arrangement:

Chairperson     : Dr. Widya Caterine P., M.Pd.

Secretary         : Scarletina Vidyayani Eka, M.Hum.

Member           : Siti Khusnul Khotimah, M.A.

The Internal Management Structure of BPJ is as follows:

The Coordination Structure of BPJ is as follows:

(Decree of Rector No. 20 of 2016 about Organizational and Operational Structure)

 BPJ Evaluation

BPJ conducts an evaluation in the form of:

  • Regular meetings as an act of supervision of journals in FIB

BPJ invites journal organizers in regular meetings with the agendas of program socialization, journal management and accreditation assistance, and also monitoring and evaluation of the periodical publication.

  • BPJ routine meetings

It is an internal BPJ meeting to ensure that each work program is carried out properly as it is planned.

  • Regular reports to the Dean and Deputy Dean I for Academic Affairs

BPJ reports the accomplishment of all of its work programs to the Dean, especially through periodic structural meetings.

 References

PERATURAN REKTOR UNIVERSITAS BRAWIJAYA NOMOR 20 TAHUN 2016 TENTANG SUSUNAN ORGANISASI DAN TATA KERJA (PASAL 64-65)

PERATURAN DEKAN FAKULTAS ILMU BUDAYA

UNIVERSITAS BRAWIJAYA NOMOR 1 TAHUN 2017 (PASAL 36-37)