็History


History

            The early evidences of the management and executives division for the Office of the President, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University are unknown. Yet, there some documents available as follows.

            During 1937-1957, the university was then ‘Suan Sunandha School’ and the top executive was the headmaster. There was no evidence for the corporate allocation, but the managing agreement was divided to properly suit the school system. Heads of each departments followed in seniority and individual’s abilities. The core management is at the “Head Office”, which located at the ground floor of Kannaponpipattana Building (Building 11). The building is currently demolished for rebuilding. 

            Later in 1958, the Ministry of Education raised the status of Suan Sunandha Widhayalai to Suan Sunandha Teachers College under the management of Lady Krongkaew Patumanon in the positions of the headmaster and the special class director. The allocation within the management was improved, but the administrative department was remained to be called the “Head Office”. In 1968, the Head Office was moved from the ground floor of Kannaponpipattana Building (Building 11) to Saisuthanoppadol Building (now Building 27) and subsequently in 1975, the office was moved to the ground floor of Aorraphanadisayasak Building (now Building 53) and changed the name from the “Head Office” to “Office of the Chancellor”. The Management allocation was officially followed the Act of teachers college by appointed the responsibilities respectively from Documentation Department, Finance Department, Vehicle Department, Administration Department and Personnel Department. In 2003, the Office of the President relocated to Hemvadipitak Building (now Building 37).

            During 1992-1995, His Majesty the King graciously changed the title of “Suan Sunandha Teachers College” to “Suan Sunandha Rajabhat Institute” with his signature and official act on January 19th, 1995. Followed by Section 10 of Rajabhat Act (1995), has allowed to change the “Office of the Chancellor” to the “Office of the President”. By the Office of the President is responsible for secretarial business of the President and Vice President, managing and coordinating with both public and private sectors, drafting and responding official letters, documents publishing, administrating, personnel work, vehicle registration, welfares work and other businesses that are not subordinating to any departments.

            The Office of the President has allocated into 10 divisions as follows:

            1. Secretarial Division

            2. Finance Division

            3. Personnel Administration Division

            4. General Affairs Division

            5. Public Relations Division

            6. Procurement Division

            7. Vehicle Division

            8. Welfares Division

            9. Buildings and Facilities Division

            10. Publication Division

           In 2004, His Majesty the King has announced the Rajabhat University Act of 2004 in the Royal Thai Government Gazette Issue No.121 Special Section 23.1 on February 14th 2004. Consequently, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat Institute has then changed to Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University from June 15th, 2004 onwards. It was announced as the new university under the Ministry’s law with the subject “The Appointment of government services of Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University 2005”, Page 52, Issue No. 122 Section 20.1 and was effective on March 1st, 2005. From the Ministry of Education’s announcement, there were 10 sectors of the government services under Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University as follows:

            1. The Office of the President

            2. Faculty of Education

            3. Faculty of Industrial Technology

            4. Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

            5. Faculty of Management Science

            6. Faculty of Science and Technology

            7. Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts

            8. Office of Academic Resource and Information Technology

            9. Research and Development Institute

            10. Art & Culture Center

            From the Ministry of Education’s announcement under the subject “The Appointment of government services of Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University 2006”, Page 23, Issue No. 123 Section 74.4 on June 23rd, 2006, there were 5 sectors of the government services under The Office of the President as follows:

            1. Division of Central Administration

            2. Division of Educational Services

            3. Division of Personnel Development

            4. Division of Student Development

            5. Division of Policy and Planning

           In 2011, The Office of the President has restructured the organization for managing efficiencies by forming 3 divisions, in total of 8 divisions as follow:

            1. Division of Central Administration (located at the first floor of Building 32)

            2. Executives Office (located at the first floor of Building 32)

            3. Division of Educational Services (located at 3rd floor of Building 32)

            4. Division of Finance (located at 3rd floor of Building 32)

            5.Division of Personnel Development (located at 4th floor of Building 32)

            6. Division of Policy and Planning (located at 4th floor of Building 32)

            7. Office of the University Council Planning (located at 5th floor of Building 32)

            8. Division of Student Development (located at Suan Sunandha’s Health and Sports Center Building

           In 2014, The Office of the President has allocated the government services to departments, which acts the same as government sectors. In total of 6 departments and 1 center, are as follows:

            1. Department of General Affairs

            2. Department of Student Development

            3. Department of Educational Services

            4. Department of Personnel Administration

            5. Department of Policy and Planning

            6. Department of Finance

            7. ASEAN Centre for Education and Training

            In 2015, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University has improved the government services organization structures. Thus, the Office of the President has remodeled to 5 departments based on the structure: 1) Department of General Affairs 2) Department of Student Development 3) Department of Educational Services 4) Department of Personnel Administration 5) Department of Policy and Planning and 2 internal sectors: 1) Department of Finance 2) ASEAN Centre for Education and Training. Moreover, there are allocation of the Office’s divisions based on each missions.