President of the University of the Philippines

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Presidents of the
University of the Philippines
Murray S. Bartlett 1911–1915
Ignacio B. Villamor 1915–1921
Guy Potter Wharton Benton 1921–1925
Rafael V. Palma 1925–1933
Jorge Bocobo 1934–1939
Bienvenido Ma. Gonzalez 1939–1943,
1945–1951
Antonio Sison 1943–1945
Vidal A. Tan 1951–1956
Enrique Virata 1956–1958
Vicente G. Sinco 1958–1962
Carlos P. Romulo 1962–1968
Salvador P. Lopez 1969–1975
Onofre D. Corpuz 1975–1979
Emanuel V. Soriano 1979–1981
Edgardo J. Angara 1981–1987
Jose V. Abueva 1987–1993
Emil Q. Javier 1993–1999
Francisco Nemenzo, Jr. 1999–2005
Emerlinda R. Roman 2005–2011
Alfredo E. Pascual 2011–present

The President of the University of the Philippines is elected for a single six-year term by the University's twelve-member Board of Regents.[1] As of 2005, two Americans and 17 Filipinos served as President of the University of the Philippines.

Former Alumni Regent and UP Alumni Association (UPAA) President Alfredo E. Pascual was elected as the 20th University President during the Presidential Election by the Board of Regents on December 3, 2010, receiving six out of eleven votes from the Board. According to a memorandum issued on the same day by the Office of the Secretary of the University and of the BOR, Pascual’s term will be from February 10, 2011 to February 9, 2017.[2]

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