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Acceptance Speech at the Turnover Ceremony of the UP President

09 February 2017; Quezon Hall, UP Diliman Campus
President Concepcion delivering his acceptance speech. Photo by Misael Bacani, UPSIO.
Pagbati sa mga panauhin:
Presidente Alfredo Pascual
Chairman Patricia Licuanan
Mga Regente ng Unibersidad
Presidente Francisco Nemenzo
Presidente Jose Abueva
Presidente Emmanuel Soriano
Mga dating Regente ng Pamantasan
Mga Opisyal ng Pamantasan
Mga Kaguruan and Kawani
Mga Opisyal ng UP Alumni Asociation
Mga Panauhin mula sa Taiwan
Mga mag-aaral
Mga kamag-aral, kapamilya, kapuso, at mga kaibigan
Magandang Umaga po sa inyong lahat!
Una sa lahat hayaan ninyong ipakilala ko ang aking butihin maybahay, si Atty. Gaby Concepcion.
Pangalawa, hayaan po ninyong ipakilala ko sa inyo ang mga bubuo sa aking gabinete:
Executive Vice President – Dr. Teodoro Herbosa
VP for Academic …

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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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UP presidential candidates present platforms in forum

The nominees: UP Diliman College of Law Dean Danilo Concepcion, UP Vice President for Academic Affairs Gisela Concepcion, Commissioner on Higher Education and GPH Peace Panel Adviser J. Prospero de Vera III, Department of Science and Technology Undersecretary for Scientific and Technological Services Rowena Cristina Guevara, UP Diliman Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Benito Pacheco, and UP Diliman National Institute of Physics Professor Caesar Saloma. Photo by Abraham Arboleda.
Six candidates are vying for the UP presidency. All are UP alumni, UP faculty, and have UP administrative experience.
In a live stream broadcast across the UP System, the candidates presented their plans …

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Statement from the Office of the Secretary of the University and of the Board of Regents on UP Presidency Candidates

On 23 September 2016, the UP Board of Regents received the nominations for the following for the position of UP President:

Consolacion R. Alaras

Danilo L. Concepcion

Gisela P. Concepcion

J. Prospero E. De Vera III

Rowena Cristina L. Guevara

Orlando S. Mercado

Benito M. Pacheco

Roger D. Posadas

Caesar A. Saloma

Michael L. Tan

At a special meeting of the Board of Regents held on 1 October 2016, the Board conducted a preliminary screening and evaluation of the nominees based solely on the following minimum requirements: 1) holder of a Master’s degree; doctorate preferred; 2) substantial academic experience at the tertiary level; 3) should be able to serve the full …

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Presidential Elections and the Country’s Foreign Policy

In the run-up to the May presidential elections, candidates will be held to close scrutiny by the thinking members of the electorate. How well have have they thought out the major problems of the country and the potential solutions that can best serve the long-term interests of the Filipino people, instead of the expedient solutions or promises that can merely help get them elected?
Among the myriad issues that will demand attention – perhaps not necessarily the one closest to the needs of Juan dela Cruz but nonetheless of vital strategic importance – is the question of how to handle relations …

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