A joint resolution crafted by the three sectoral UP regents, which upholds UP as a “safe space for free thought and expression”, has not been denied by the BOR and is instead undergoing refinement by a technical working group.
Dr. Aimee Lynn Barrion-Dupo of the UP Los Baños Institute of Biological Sciences is the new Faculty Regent for 2021-2022, as proclaimed by the UP Board of Regents.
Recognizing the extreme challenges of remote learning in the middle of a pandemic, made worse by the recent typhoons, UP has announced additional flexible academic measures for the remainder of the first semester of AY 2020-2021. This includes the extension of the deadline for the submission of grades and a policy of no failing grades to be given to students this semester.
UP will elect a new faculty regent in December 2020 from two nominees: Professors Aimee Lynn B. Dupo of the Institute of Biological Sciences and Virgilio P. Sison of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics, both of UP Los Baños.
In an online ceremony, the University of the Philippines officially welcomed its incoming new and continuing students to the first semester of AY 2020-2021.
For his contributions to the university, former UP President Alfredo E. Pascual was conferred an honorary degree during UP Manila’s first ever virtual commencement exercises.
The University of the Philippines released on 23 April 2020 implementing guidelines for proceeding with the Second Semester of Academic Year 2019-2020, which has been affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon and other parts of the country due to COVID-19.
Dr. Maria Arlissa Aguiluz, a professor of Prosthodontics, took her oath of office as UP Regent before President Rodrigo Duterte on February 6, 2020 in Malacañang.
The University of the Philippines enters into a memorandum of understanding with the Commission on Higher Education and Office of the Ombudsman to create anti-corruption programs for the youth sector.
Three years after its establishment, the UP Resilience Institute has finally broken ground for the construction of its own building.