Presidents of the University of the Philippines

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Past Presidents of the University of the Philippines


The President of the University of the Philippines is elected for a single six-year term by the University's twelve-member Board of Regents.[4] As of 2005, two Americans and 17 Filipinos served as President of the University of the Philippines.

  • Murray S. Bartlett, 1911-1915
  • Ignacio B. Villamor, 1915-1921
  • Guy Potter Wharton Benton, 1921-1925
  • Rafael V. Palma, 1925-1933
  • Jorge Bocobo, 1934-1939
  • Bienvenido Ma. Gonzalez, 1939-1943, 1945-1951
  • Antonio Sison, 1943-1945
  • Vidal A. Tan, 1951-1956
  • Enrique Virata, 1956-1958
  • Vicente G. Sinco, 1958-1962
  • Carlos P. Romulo, 1962-1968
  • Salvador P. Lopez, 1969-1975
  • Onofre D. Corpuz, 1975-1979
  • Emmanuel V. Soriano, 1979-1981
  • Edgardo J. Angara, 1981-1987
  • Jose V. Abueva, 1987-1993
  • Emil Q. Javier, 1993-1999
  • Francisco Nemenzo, Jr., 1999-2005
  • Emerlinda R. Román, 2005-Present


The president of U.P. is Dr. Emerlinda R. Román , a professor of business administration and the chancellor of U.P. Diliman prior to her election as president. Roman is the first female president of the University of the Philippines. She led the university in the celebration of its centennial in 2008.


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