PHOTO GALLERY: The Investiture of UP President Danilo L. Concepción

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Photos taken during the investiture of Atty. Danilo L. Concepción as 21st president of the University of the Philippines on September 20 at University Theater, UP Diliman.

21st UP President Danilo L. Concepción takes his oath of office. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
21st UP President Danilo L. Concepción takes his oath of office. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Commission on Higher Education and UP Board of Regents Chairperson Patricia Licuanan affixes the UP President’s Medallion over President Concepción’s academic gown with the assistance of Atty. Ma. Gabriela Roldan Concepción, the president’s wife. Looking on are two of the four Concepción children. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Commission on Higher Education and UP Board of Regents Chairperson Patricia Licuanan affixes the UP President’s Medallion over President Concepción’s academic gown with the assistance of Atty. Ma. Gabriela Roldan Concepción, the president’s wife. Looking on are two of the four Concepción children. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Commission on Higher Education and UP Board of Regents Chairperson Patricia Licuanan hands the UP President’s Mace to President Concepción. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

“We recognize that a national university exists not to profit the pocket, but to enrich the mind and to enlarge the soul of our people. We stand firm in the belief that all forms of knowledge benefit humanity, and that part of our mission is to employ that knowledge for social transformation.”—UP President Danilo L. Concepción in his investiture address. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)
“We recognize that a national university exists not to profit the pocket, but to enrich the mind and to enlarge the soul of our people. We stand firm in the belief that all forms of knowledge benefit humanity, and that part of our mission is to employ that knowledge for social transformation.”—UP President Danilo L. Concepción in his investiture address. (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

The president and his wife react to delighted cheers from the crowd. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
The president and his wife react to delighted cheers from the crowd. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP chancellors take a selfie. From left to right: UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita Padilla, UP Los Baños Chancellor Fernando Sanchez, UP Cebu Chancellor Liza Corro, UP Baguio Chancellor Raymundo Rovillos, and UP Mindanao Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP chancellors take a selfie. From left to right: UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita Padilla, UP Los Baños Chancellor Fernando Sanchez, UP Cebu Chancellor Liza Corro, UP Baguio Chancellor Raymundo Rovillos, and UP Mindanao Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP College of Law faculty members (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP College of Law faculty members (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

From left to right: UP Mindanao Chancellor Sylvia Concepción, UP Vice President for Academic Affairs Maria Cynthia Rose Bautista, and UP Diliman Vice Chancellor for Research and Development Fidel Nemenzo. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
From left to right: UP Mindanao Chancellor Sylvia Concepción, UP Vice President for Academic Affairs Maria Cynthia Rose Bautista, and UP Diliman Vice Chancellor for Research and Development Fidel Nemenzo. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

From left to right: Dr. Ester Garcia, University of the East President and former CHED and UP BOR Chair; former UP Regent Nelia Gonzalez; and Dr. Maria Cristina Padolina , Centro Escolar University President and former UP Open University Chancellor. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
From left to right: Dr. Ester Garcia, University of the East President and former CHED and UP BOR Chair; former UP Regent Nelia Gonzalez; and Dr. Maria Cristina Padolina , Centro Escolar University President and former UP Open University Chancellor. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

President Concepción (far left) with academic leaders of other Philippine universities (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
President Concepción (far left) with academic leaders of other Philippine universities (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

President Concepción (center) with academic leaders of other Philippine universities (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
President Concepción (center) with academic leaders of other Philippine universities (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP officials, from left to right: Vice President for Administration Nestor Yunque, UP Visayas Chancellor Rommel Espinosa, UP Baguio Chancellor Raymundo Rovillos, UP Open University Chancellor Melinda Bandalaria, UP Cebu Chancellor Liza Corro, UP Mindanao Chancellor Sylvia Concepción, UP Los Baños Chancellor Fernando Sanchez, President Concepción, UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita Padilla, Vice President for Development Elvira Zamora, UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan, Vice President for Legal Affairs Hector Danny Uy, and Vice President for Planning and Finance Joselito Florendo. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP officials, from left to right: Vice President for Administration Nestor Yunque, UP Visayas Chancellor Rommel Espinosa, UP Baguio Chancellor Raymundo Rovillos, UP Open University Chancellor Melinda Bandalaria, UP Cebu Chancellor Liza Corro, UP Mindanao Chancellor Sylvia Concepción, UP Los Baños Chancellor Fernando Sanchez, President Concepción, UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita Padilla, Vice President for Development Elvira Zamora, UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan, Vice President for Legal Affairs Hector Danny Uy, and Vice President for Planning and Finance Joselito Florendo. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Leaders of Philippine higher education institutions attended the UP President’s investiture. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Leaders of Philippine higher education institutions attended the UP President’s investiture. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Atty. Ma. Gabriela Roldan Concepción (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Atty. Ma. Gabriela Roldan Concepción (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

From left to right: Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents Roberto Lara, UP Open University Chancellor Melinda Bandalaria, UP Cebu Chancellor Liza Corro, UP Mindanao Chancellor Sylvia Concepción, UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita Padilla, Atty. Ma. Gabriela Roldan Concepción, UP Los Baños Chancellor Fernando Sanchez, Vice President for Development Elvira Zamora, and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
From left to right: Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents Roberto Lara, UP Open University Chancellor Melinda Bandalaria, UP Cebu Chancellor Liza Corro, UP Mindanao Chancellor Sylvia Concepción, UP Manila Chancellor Carmencita Padilla, Atty. Ma. Gabriela Roldan Concepción, UP Los Baños Chancellor Fernando Sanchez, Vice President for Development Elvira Zamora, and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

From left to right: Vice President for Development Elvira Zamora, UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan, Vice President for Legal Affairs Hector Danny Uy, Vice President for Public Affairs Jose Dalisay Jr., and Vice President for Planning and Finance Joselito Florendo. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
From left to right: Vice President for Development Elvira Zamora, UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan, Vice President for Legal Affairs Hector Danny Uy, Vice President for Public Affairs Jose Dalisay Jr., and Vice President for Planning and Finance Joselito Florendo. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP Executive Vice President Teodoro Herbosa (far left) and Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents Roberto Lara welcome Philippine Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP Executive Vice President Teodoro Herbosa (far left) and Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents Roberto Lara welcome Philippine Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP Executive Vice President Teodoro Herbosa (center) introduces Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents Roberto Lara to Philippine Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP Executive Vice President Teodoro Herbosa (center) introduces Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents Roberto Lara to Philippine Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP President Concepción and his wife, Atty. Concepción (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP President Concepción and his wife, Atty. Concepción (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

President Concepción (center) with fellow UP Board of Regents members. From left to right: Regent Angelo Jimenez, CHED and UP BOR Chair Patricia Licuanan, Faculty Regent Patricia Arinto, and Staff Regent Analiza Fulvadora. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
President Concepción (center) with fellow UP Board of Regents members. From left to right: Regent Angelo Jimenez, CHED and UP BOR Chair Patricia Licuanan, Faculty Regent Patricia Arinto, and Staff Regent Analiza Fulvadora. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo (far right) chats with Philippine Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales (center). (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo (far right) chats with Philippine Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales (center). (Photo by Misael Bacani, UP MPRO)

 

UP President Concepción enters the University Theater in the processional. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP President Concepción enters the University Theater in the processional. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

The UP president gets a hug from his mother, Mrs. Natalia Lardizabal Concepción. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
The UP president gets a hug from his mother, Mrs. Natalia Lardizabal Concepción. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP President Concepción’s mother, Mrs. Natalia Lardizabal Concepción (left), and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Teresita Roldan (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP President Concepción’s mother, Mrs. Natalia Lardizabal Concepción (left), and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Teresita Roldan (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Three of President Concepción’s four children (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Three of President Concepción’s four children (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Former UP President Emerlinda Roman (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Former UP President Emerlinda Roman (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Former UP President Jose Abueva (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Former UP President Jose Abueva (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Former UP President Francisco Nemenzo (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Former UP President Francisco Nemenzo (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Former Regents, from left to right: Dr. Georgina Encanto, Dr. Philip Ian Padilla, UPV Information and Publications Office Director Anna Razel Ramirez, Alexis Mejia, and Cleve Arguelles. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Former Regents, from left to right: Dr. Georgina Encanto, Dr. Philip Ian Padilla, UPV Information and Publications Office Director Anna Razel Ramirez, Alexis Mejia, and Cleve Arguelles. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Singing of the UP Naming Mahal to end the program (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Singing of the UP Naming Mahal to end the program (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Singing of the UP Naming Mahal to end the program (Photo by Jun Madrid, UP MPRO)

 

Members of the diplomatic corps and leaders of foreign universities attended the event. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Members of the diplomatic corps and leaders of foreign universities attended the event. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP officials and faculty members were at the UP president’s investiture. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP officials and faculty members were at the UP president’s investiture. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP President Concepción takes the stage during the reception after the investiture rites. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP President Concepción takes the stage during the reception after the investiture rites. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

Guests raise their glasses to toast President Concepción. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
Guests raise their glasses to toast President Concepción. (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP President Concepción (right) and his predecessor, Alfredo Pascual (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP President Concepción (right) and his predecessor, Alfredo Pascual (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)

 

UP President Concepción with academic leaders from local and foreign universities (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)
UP President Concepción with academic leaders from local and foreign universities (Photo by Bong Arboleda, UP MPRO)