Presidents of the University of the Philippines

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Past Presidents of the University of the Philippines


The University of the Philippines Presidents refers to a group of individuals who became president of the University of the Philippines (UP) System. The president of UP is elected by the 12-member UP Board of Regents (BOR) – the highest decision-making body of UP – to a single term of six years. From 1911 to 2005, 19 individuals - 17 Filipinos and two Americans - have served as UP President.

Presidents of the
University of the Philippines
1911-1915 Murray S. Bartlett
1915-1921 Ignacio B. Villamor
1921-1925 Guy Potter Wharton Benton
1925-1933 Rafael V. Palma
1934-1939 Jorge Bocobo
1939-1943 Bienvenido Gonzalez
1943-1945 Antonio Sison
1945-1951 Bienvenido Gonzalez
1951-1956 Vidal A. Tan
1956-1958 Enrique Virata
1958-1962 Vicente G. Sinco
1962-1968 Carlos P. Romulo
1969-1975 Salvador P. Lopez
1975-1979 Onofre D. Corpuz
1979-1981 Emmanuel V. Soriano
1981-1987 Edgardo J. Angara
1987-1993 Jose V. Abueva
1993-1999 Emil Q. Javier
1999-2005 Francisco Nemenzo, Jr.
2005-2011 Emerlinda R. Roman
2011-present Alfredo E. Pascual

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. She was elected in 2005 and will serve until 2011.

See Also

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