Alfredo E. Pascual ’67 took the helm of the University of the Philippines today at Turnover Ceremonies for the 20th U.P. President at Quezon Hall. Pascual received the University Mace from outgoing U.P. President Emerlinda R. Roman.
Pascual is the fourth Upsilonian to lead the University of the Philippines. He joins an illustrious roster of Upsilonians who have served as U.P. President which includes Enrique T. Virata 22, Salvador P. Lopez 33, and Onofre D. Corpuz 47. Here is the speech of Pascual during the Turnover Ceremonies.
The brods attended the turnover ceremonies in full force. Among those present were former U.P. Alumni Association Presidents (from left to right) Eduardo F. Hernandez ’48, Ponciano G. Mathay ’48, Gari M. Tiongco ’62, Pascual (himself a former UPAA President), Estelito P. Mendoza ’47, Edgardo B. Espiritu ’55, and Ponciano E. Rivera, Jr. ’61 (not in photo). Also there were UPLB Chancellor Luis Rey I. Velasco ’74, U.P. Vice President for Legal Affairs Danilo L. Concepcion ’89 and Diliman Illustrious Fellow Gregorio Angelo C. Villar.