The UP Board of Regents (BOR) in its January 26 meeting appointed three new UP officials and renewed the appointments of two others.
According to the Office of the Secretary of the University and of the BOR, the Board voted in favor of all five appointments.
UP Diliman (UPD) University Librarian Chito N. Angeles was renewed for another three-year term. He has been senior lecturer at the UPD School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) since 2000. Angeles earned his Master of Library and Information Science and his Bachelor of Library and Information Science degrees from SLIS.
UP Los Baños (UPLB) College of Arts and Sciences Dean (CAS) Felino P. Lansigan was also renewed for a second three-year term. He is Professor 12 at the CAS Institute of Statistics. He graduated from UPLB with a BS in Agriculture (Statistics) and MS (Statistics). Lansigan received his PhD (Hydrology and Water Resources; Statistics) from Colorado State University, USA.
The UPD College of Law’s newly-appointed dean is Atty. Fides Cordero-Tan, a consultant at the Tan Concepcion & Que Law Firm. She is also lecturer on Evidence at the college, where she was a former associate professor teaching Criminal Procedure, Corporation Law, and Insurance Law. Cordero-Tan earned her BS in Foreign Service and Bachelor of Laws degrees in UPD.
UP Visayas (UPV) has two new deans: Prof. Severa Fe S. Katalbas for CAS and Prof. Encarnacion Emilia S. Yap for the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS).
Prior to this appointment, Katalbas was associate dean from 2014 to 2017. She is Associate Professor 7 at the UPV CAS Division of Biological Sciences. She earned her BS and MS degrees in Biology at UPD.
Yap is Professor 2 at the UPV CFOS Institute of Fish Processing Technology and the immediate past UPV vice chancellor for academic affairs. She has a BS in Fisheries (Fish Processing Technology) degree from UPD and an MS in Food Science degree from Cornell University, USA. (Arlyn VCD Palisoc Romualdo, UP MPRO)