University of the Americas (Chile)
|UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS AMÉRICAS|
|Motto||Learning makes you great!|
|Established||12 October 1988|
|President||Mr. Herman Chadwick Piñera|
|Rector||Hon. y Mgfco. José Pedro Undurraga Izquierdo|
|Location||Santiago de Chile, Viña del Mar and Concepción, Chile|
- "Undergraduate traditional day, preferably young full-time classes Monday Friday,
- "Undergraduate traditional evening", which is targeted to working adults who can attend classes on a daily schedule in the evening,
- "Undergraduate Executive for balance work, family and studies, with classes two evenings a week and on Saturday,
" Continuing Studies" (graduate) oriented professionals who already possess a university degree or technical refinement.
In the system of higher education in Chile, the university is a private, autonomous region declared in 1997 by the Higher Education Council (CSE) and accredited in 2007 by the National Commission CNA CHILE Accreditation. It has been investigated for going against the ban on profits in higher education established in the Chilean legal system, and lost its accreditation in 2013 after it failed to comply with minimal standards of quality in its academic project and its organizational reality.
Universidad de Las Americas (UDLA) was founded in 1988 and started its academic activities in 1989. Declared Autonomous by the Higher Education in December 1997. Its headquarters is located in the metropolitan area of Santiago in the commune of Providencia.
The first Rector was the UDLA Hon. and Magfco. Mr. Galdámez Mario Albornoz, who was a commercial engineer from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Masters of Arts in Economics from the University of Chicago in United States.
Albornoz died in 2006. Laureate International Universities posthumously gave to the successor Albornoz, Exma. and Mgfca. Patricia Cabello Pedrasa receives the "Gold Medal", the highest distinction granted by the network of universities each year to outstanding scholars.
With the mission accomplished, Yutronic left the rectory, and he was succeeded by former Chairman of the Board, Mr. Undurraga. The Hon. and Mgfco. Pedro José Izquierdo Undurraga is Commercial Engineer from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and an MBA from University of Chicago United States.
- President, Mr. Herman Chadwick Piñera
- Vice President, Mr. José Pedro Izquierdo Undurraga
- Secretary General, Mr. Pedro Covarrubias Besa
- Members, Mr. Genaro Arriagada; Berckemeyer Mr. Ricardo, Mr. Edward Cabanas, Mr. William C. Dennis Jr., Mr. Fernan Gazmuri Plaza, Mr. Manfredo Mayol Durán; Dr. German Ramirez Garcia, Jorge Selume Zaror; Villate Jesús Castillo.
- Rector, Hon. and Mgfco. Pedro José Izquierdo Undurraga.
- Prorrectora, Mrs. Paulina Dittborn Cordua.
- Secretary General, Mr. Pedro Covarrubias Besa.
- Academic Vice Chancellor, Dr. Roberto Hojman Guiñerman.
- Vice Chancellor for Administration and Management University, Ms. Patricia Veliz Jaime.
- Vice Chancellor of Extension and Linkages to the Environment, Mr. Francisco Martínez Ríos.
- Vice Headquarters Center Santiago, Juan Carlos Grenette Kong.
- Vice Headquarters Providence, Mr. Claudio Apablaza.
- Vice Florida headquarters, Mr. Francisco Flores.
- Vice Headquarters Maipu Mr. Ricardo Castro.
- Vice Headquarters Concepción, Ricardo Brain Trucco.
- Vice Headquarters Viña del Mar, Sr. Rodrigo Torres Arenas.
- 1989 - 2006 Hon. and Mgfco. Mr Mario Albornoz Galdámez
- 2006 - 2007 Hon. and Mgfca. Patricia Cabello Pedrasa
- 2007 - 2008 Hon. and Mgfco. Mr. Jorge Fernandez Yutronic
- 2008 - ------- Hon. and Mgfco. Pedro José Izquierdo Undurraga
Faculties and Schools
- Faculty of Engineering
- Dean Mr. Dr. Antonino Parisi.
- School of Engineering
- School Construction
- Sound Engineering School
- School of Information Technology
- Institute of Mathematics and Physics
- Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
- Dean Mr. Ph.D. Beatriz Palma.
- School of Medicine Vetrinaria
- School of Agronomy
- Instituto de Ciencias Naturales
- Faculty of Business Administration
- Dean Mr. Máximo Bosch.
- School of Hospitality and Tourism
- School of Commercial Engineering
- School of Communications
- School Audit
- Business School
- Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
- Dean Mr. MA Paul Marassi Mag.
- School Psychology
- School of Social Work
- School of Journalism
- Faculty of Law
- Dean Mr. Dr. Patricio Zapata.
- Law School
- Faculty of Education
- Dean Mr. Dr.(c) Hugo Nervi.
- School of Education
- Faculty of Physical Activity and Health
- Dean Mr. Mario Muñoz.
- Nursing School
- School of Kinesiology
- School of Physical Education
- Health Institute
- Faculty of Architecture, Art and Design
- Dean Mr. Sergio Muñoz de la Parra.
- Design School
- Art School
- School of Architecture
- Department of Continuing Education
- Diploma Business Management
- Director Mr. Claudio Hidalgo
- Diploma Talent Management and Human Resources Management
- Director Mr. Dr. (c) Dino Villegas
- Diploma Business Management and Monitoring Equipment
- Director Alejandro Reyes Sifon
It has over 114,000 square meters, which are distributed in eight offices throughout the country, three in the metropolitan area of Santagio, two in the region of Bio. Bío Region and one in Valparaiso.
This expansion begins in one of the most important university cities in the country, Concepcion, creating the Campus Chacabuco. The 2004 decentralization continues, this time at the university of Chile, inaugurated the Campus Viña del Mar. In 2005 in partnership with Sport One, it creates the "ONE-UDLA Sports Complex" in the commune of macular; 2006 opens second campus in Conception, founded in "The Boldal".
The Virtual Campus is a portal for students who have Apuntes Digital Library Online, Learning Labs, Gym academic assessments online, among others.
Locations and campus
- Providencia headquarters
- Headquarters Providencia, Avenida Manuel Montt 948 / Antonio Varas 929
- Building Faculty of Architecture, Design and Art, Antonio Varas 840
- Building Faculty of Physical Activity and Health, Antonio Varas 807
- Santiago Center Headquarters
- Santiago Campus Center, 71 Republic Avenue
- Campus Echaurren, Echaurren 140
- La Florida Headquarters
- La Florida Campus, 1360 Avenue Walker Martinez
- Headquarters Maipu
- Maipú Campus, Avenida 5 April 0620
- Headquarters Concepcion
- Campus Chacabuco Chacabuco 539
- The Boldal Campus, Avenida Jorge Alessandri 1160
- Headquarters Viña del Mar
- Campus Viña del Mar, Avenida 1 East esq. Benidorm Marina Arauco Av Tower
- Faculty Artquitectura Building, Design and Art, 1 East Avenida esq. 14 North
- Faculty of Education Building, 1071 North 13 Avenue
- Building Faculty of Physical Activity and Health, 654 Avenida Benidorm.