|Rector Magnificus of the University of Santo Tomas|
2012 – present
|Preceded by||The Rev. Rolando de la Rosa, O.P., S.T.D.|
|9th Rector and President of Angelicum College|
June 2004 – June 2008
|Preceded by||The Rev. Hilario Q. Singian Jr. O.P.|
|Succeeded by||The Rev. Ferdinand L. Bautista O.P.|
|Born||July 8, 1964|
Hagonoy, Bulacan, Philippines
|Alma mater||Polytechnic University of the Philippines|
Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies
University of the Philippines Diliman
University of Santo Tomas
Herminio Dagohoy, O.P., is the 96th Rector Magnificus of the University of Santo Tomas (UST), the oldest and the largest Catholic university in Manila, Philippines.
Early years and education
Dagohoy was born on July 8, 1964 in Hagonoy, Bulacan. He joined the Order of Preachers on May 10, 1988 after finishing Accountancy at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines in 1985. He was ordained to the priesthood on Sept. 28, 1994 at the Sto. Domingo Church.
He obtained degrees in Philosophy from the Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies in 1990 and Theology at the UST Faculty of Sacred Theology in 1993. He received his MA degree in Philippine Studies from the University of the Philippines Diliman in 2000, a Licentiate in Philosophy at the UST Faculty of Philosophy in 2011, and a PhD degree at UST in 2012.
His areas of specialization include Ancient Philosophy, Theodicy, Social Philosophy, and Hermeneutics. Dagohoy was the former prior of the Santo Domingo Convent in Quezon City and the Priory of St. Thomas Aquinas in UST.
- The 96th Rector The Varsitarian Website accessed June 26, 2012
- University of Santo Tomas installs 96th rector The Manila Times Website accessed June 26, 2012
- UST to install Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P., 96th Rector GMA News Website accessed June 26, 2012
- List of University Administrators University of Santo Tomas Website accessed June 26, 2012
- Dagohoy installed as UST's 96th Rector The Varsitarian Website accessed June 26, 2012
Rev. Fr. Rolando dela Rosa, O.P.
| Rector Magnificus of the University of Santo Tomas