University of the Philippines, Manila

From Wikipilipinas: The Hip 'n Free Philippine Encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

University of the Philippines, Manila

UP-L1.png
The Centennial Logo of UP
Motto Honor and Excellence
Established

1905 (as Health Sciences Center in 1979)

Type State university
Chancellor

Dr. Ramon L. Arcadio

President Dr. Emerlinda P. Roman
Location Ermita District, Manila, Philippines
Campus 14 hectares
Hymn

"U.P. Naming Mahal"

Nickname U.P. Fighting Maroons
Mascot U.P. Oblation
Website www.upm.edu.ph

The University of the Philippines Manila, the oldest of the seven constituent universities of the University of the Philippines was founded in 1905.

It is the center of health sciences education in the country, with the establishment of the National Health Science Center. The University exercises administrative supervision over the Philippine General Hospital.

Contents

Programs

UP Manila Oblation, in front of Rizal Hall, part of the UP Manila's College of Arts and Sciences

UP Manila currently has 9 degree granting units:

University Administration

  • Chancellor: Ramon L. Arcadio, MD, MHPEd
  • Vice Chancellors:
    • Academic Affairs, Josefina G. Tayag, DPA
    • Research, Lulu C. Bravo, MD (Director, UP National Institutes of Health)
    • Planning and Development, Zorayda F. Leopando, MD, MPH
    • Administration, Orlino O. Talens, MD, MHPEd
  • Special Assistants to the Chancellor:
    • Isidro Sia, MD, MSc, PhD, Director, National Graduate Office for the Health Professions
    • Clarita C. Maano, MD, Director, Office of Alumni Affairs
    • Teresita C. Mendoza, MEd, OTRP, Director, Information, Publications and Public Affairs Office

See also

Reference

Citation

Wikipinas.png

Original content from WikiPilipinas. under GNU Free Documentation License. See full disclaimer.