Based on the Decree of Parahyangan Catholic University Foundation number 11 2015, Mr. Mangadar Situmorang, Ph.D. has been elected as Rector of Parahyangan Catholic University for the 2015-2019 term to replace Prof. Robertus Wahyudi Triweko, Ph.D. who headed UNPAR from October 1 2011 until the end of his term on June 30, 2015.
Mangadar Situmorang, Ph.D. has been a lecturer in the International Relations Study Program of Parahyangan Catholic University since 1989. He was formerly Vice Dean III, Vice Dean I, and head of the Parahyangan Centre for International Studies (PACIS). Other than teaching and conducting research on conflict resolution, international organization and Indonesian politics, he actively writes in academic journals and newspapers, and also a member of Asosiasi ilmu Hubungan Internasional (AIH), the Community of East Asia Scholars (CEAS), and the academic forum for a peaceful Papua.
Before he was elected as the new Rector of Parahyangan Catholic University, Mangadar Situmorang Ph.D. was the Dean of the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of Parahyangan Catholic University for the 2011-2015 terms.