The University of Southeastern Philippines’ Board of Regents (USeP-BOR) recently elected a new President in the person of Dr. Lourdes C. Generalao. The election was held on November 11, 2015 at the Commission of Higher Education Central Office, HEDC Building, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City.
Dr. Generalao took the Oath of Office on November 11, 2015 and the date of effectivity of her appointment is on November 12, 2015 until November 11, 2019.
Dr. Generalao is the Southern Mindanao Agriculture Resources Development and Environment Consortium (SMARRDEC) Director. From temporary Instructor in 1980, she became a University Professor in March 2015 – the first and only in the University.
A few years back, she had served as the University Research Director, became the Program Head of Master of Science in Agriculture, and functioned as the Research Coordinator of USeP Tagum.She was also a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of California, Riverside, USA, and a graduate of MS and PhD in Plant Pathology at UP Los Baños.She took her BS Agriculture Major in Plant Pathology at the University of Southern Mindanao. She was recently awarded as Outstanding Plant Pathologist in Extension and Community Development by the Pest Management Council of the Philippines.
Her rich and combined experiences both in academic and administrative duties, coupled with her outstanding educational background and qualifications indicate that she is very much capable of handling the challenges of USeP presidency.
With USeP’s new leadership, the faculty, staff, and students are excited to see how the new President will take University to the next level.
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