Faculty Competitiveness at a State University

Topics: Philippines, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, University Pages: 3 (884 words) Published: November 24, 2012
Not only that universities’ focus is onto students but also to each and every members of the state universities and from this, faculty members, staff and employees must be given due credit and importance for their worth helping each universities foster high quality education.

The University employs 1,483 full-time and part-time faculty members with a few of the full-time faculty holding administrative positions. There are 707 regular and casual administrative employees who provide support services to the University population. The faculty spend two-thirds of their time in teaching and one-third in research and extension activities.

Awards Received:
It was recognized as a Centre for the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program, which allows the PUP to confer degrees on many professionals who have yet to obtain their baccalaureate degrees after enrolling in a non-traditional structure course of learning. •President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo proclaimed PUP as Philippine National Comprehensive University in 2004, during the university's centennial. •The PUP has obtained recognition as a Centre for Development in the field of Information Technology from the Commission on Higher Education. •Named as the Virtual Centre for Technology Innovation by the Department of Science and Technology. •The university was deemed the First Cyber University IT Park in the Philippines by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority. •Ave Perez Jacob - Palanca Awardee, Writer

Domingo De Guzman, Lecturer - Palanca Awardee, Psychoanalyst

Almost 26.6 per cent of its faculty have doctorate degrees and 36.2 per cent have master’s degrees. The rest are working on their graduate studies.

Awards Received:
Dr. Caesar Saloma, Dean of the College of Science, UP Diliman was awarded the ASEAN Outstanding Scientist and Technologist Award. The awarding took place during the 8th ASEAN Science and Technology...
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