Two new BOR members take oath and officially assume duty

Friday June 22,2018

The new Faculty Regent Dr. Jocelyn J. Paje and new Student Regent Brian Mitchel R. dela Rama officially join Bicol University’s Board of Regents (BOR) as they both took their oath of office last June 21 at the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) Central Office in Diliman, Quezon City.

Having been elected as the new president of BU’s Union of Faculty Association Inc., Dr. Paje has succeeded Dr. Noel R. Rafer for the BOR membership. Likewise, with his election as the University Student Council (USC) for school year 2018-2019, Mr. dela Rama assumes the BOR seat from his predecessor Mr. Earl Vincent H. Vista.

During the BOR’s gathering in Manila, Dr. Paje and Mr. dela Rama’s oaths were administered by BOR Chairperson and CHED Commissioner Dr. Ronald Adamat. Their oath-taking proceedings were also witnessed by guests and fellow BOR members: BU President Dr. Arnulfo Mascariñas, Atty. Ed Valdez (representing Senator Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero), CHED Bicol Regional Director George Colorado, BU’s Administrative Head Atty. Norly Reyes, private sector representatives Engr. Clemente Ibo and Atty. Hardy Aquende, Prof. Edgar Barrameda of BU’s General Alumni Association Inc., National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Bicol Regional Director Agnes Espinas-Tolentino, and Congressman Atty. Rodel M. Batocabe (representing Cong. Ann Hofer).