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Danilo Concepcion steps in as 21st UP president

UP President Danilo L. Concepcion delivering his acceptance speech. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
The University of the Philippines (UP) welcomed its 21st president, UP Diliman College of Law Dean Danilo Concepcion, on February 10 in a ceremonial turnover of the university leadership at Quezon Hall, UP Diliman. He will serve a term of six years.
“Today, I will pass on, with both pride and humility, the mantle of leadership to my successor, whose outstanding qualifications give me confidence that the future of UP is in good hands,” said outgoing UP President Alfredo Pascual in his valedictory address. “I call on our …

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5th President’s Toast: Pag-uulat at Pasasalamat ni Pangulong Alfredo E. Pascual

University of the Philippines President Alfredo E. Pascual will deliver his end of term report and express his gratitude to the members of the academic community at the 5th President’s Toast: Pag-uulat at Pasasalamat, on 9 February 2017, 9:00 a.m. at the Institute of Biology Auditorum, National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
As the venue has limited seating capacity, accommodation of guests will be on a first come, first served basis. It would be best to confirm your attendance ahead by calling the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs at 981-8500 loc. 2507 or the UP Center for …

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Let the true will of the people prevail

Three years ago, in the run-up to the 2013 elections, UP broke new ground as the first Philippine university to build a website for the elections.
We organized the UP sa Halalan 2013 to help promote an informed, clean, and honest election. This project had pioneering and novel features, such as fact-checking.
Our experts verified the candidate’s claims and propaganda, thereby helping voters make intelligent decisions.
We fielded our professors on various media platforms to help enlighten voters on electoral issues.
For the 2016 elections, we are expanding our horizons as we engage more members of the UP community.
This time, aside from our own …

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President’s Message for UP Diliman’s College of Arts and Letters (CAL) and College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (CSSP) in the aftermath of the Faculty Center fire

The UP community is one in contemplating with deep sadness the losses brought about by the fire in the Faculty Center of UP Diliman last 1 April 2016. The Faculty Center, formally named as Bulwagang Rizal or Rizal Hall, is not just a physical structure but an institution of historical and cultural significance to our University.
For many of us in the UP community, particularly those who spent years in Diliman, the Faculty Center holds a special place in our hearts. It is where we visited our most admired professors, to be mentored by them and be imbued with the love …

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Academic Leadership in a Globalized, Technology-Driven World: Speech delivered by UP President Alfredo E. Pascual at the opening of the UP Academic Leadership Conference 2015

Academic Leadership in a Globalized, Technology-Driven World
Speech delivered by UP President Alfredo E. Pascual at the opening of the
University of the Philippines Academic Leadership Conference 2015
Taal Vista Hotel, Tagaytay City
9 March 2015
PRESIDENT ALFREDO E. PASCUAL: Isang mapagpala’t mapagpalayang gabi sa inyong lahat.
I would like to welcome everyone to the UP Academic Leadership Conference 2015. It is a pleasure to see UP’s institutional and academic leaders from across the System gathered to exchange views and experiences on the challenges of leading the University and its various units and programs.
In UP, the country’s lone national university, leadership is central to our existence …

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President Alfredo E. Pascual is 2014 Presidential Lingkod ng Bayan Awardee

University of the Philippines President Alfredo E. Pascual has been chosen as one of the 2014 Presidential Lingkod Bayan awardees. The award serves as a recognition of President Pascual’s continuing efforts to making UP a great university in the 21st century.
Asked for a reaction on his selection as among this year’s awardees, President Pascual said “receiving the Lingkod Bayan Award is not just an honor for me, but also for the whole university. The honor really belongs to the entire UP community – administrators, faculty, staff, researchers, students and alumni.” He expressed his gratitude for the help these stakeholders have …

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