MSU System President Dr. Habib W. Macaayong accepted Dr. Anshari P. Ali as the sixth Chancellor of MSU General Santos. It was confirmed last December 15, 2018 at the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) before Dr. J. Prospero E. De Vera III and other members of the Board of Regents. The chancellor-elect expressed his praises and gratitude to Allah and to all the honorable members of the Board of Regents of the MSU System. He also specially cited President Dr. Macaayong for the support. Furthermore, he considered his chancellorship as the position of trust and greatest responsibility that he will carry with utmost sincerity.