Thursday, March 17, 2016

New President Of The Benguet State University Proclaimed By The BSU Board Of Regents

The Benguet State University (BSU) has a new president. In a ceremony held on March 16, 2016 at the central office of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in Quezon City, the BSU Board of Regents proclaimed Dr. Feliciano Calora Jr. as the new and 6th president of the state university. Dr. Calora took his oath of office in the presence of CHED Chair Patricia B. Licuanan and CHED Commissioner Alex B. Brilliantes Jr. Calora was with BSU from 1986 to 2012.

Calora was chosen over seven other applicants for the presidency. The other applicants were Dr. Grace Bengwayan, Dr. Felipe Comila, Dr. Nieves Dacyon, Dr. Dominador Garin, Dr. Percyveranda Lubrica, Dr. Janet Luis, and Dr. Diosdado Zulueta.

It can be recalled that Dr. Ben Ladilad, the 5th president of the university vacated his position in December of 2015. CHED then appointed Dr. Jones Feleciano, then the BSU Vice President of Business Affairs, to serve as OIC president.