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CHED’s Vitriolo again dismissed by Ombudsman

Dec 19, 2019 - 7:42 PM

His dismissal stems from a 2016 case where former executive director Julito Vitriolo called for the resignation of then-chairperson Patricia Licuanan

DISMISSED. The Ombudsman orders the dismissal of former Commission on Higher Education executive director Julito Vitriolo.

Vitriolo claims reinstatement 'final' with Supreme Court ruling

Sep 18, 2019 - 1:16 PM

(UPDATED) Julito Vitriolo is a career official at the Commission on Higher Education who is still claiming his post as executive director

POWER STRUGGLE. Power struggle continues in the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as the Supreme Court affirms the reinstatement of former executive director  Julito Vitriolo. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

CHED's De Vera dares Vitriolo to file charges vs all comissioners

Sep 18, 2018 - 9:15 PM

CHED Officer-in-Charge Prospero De Vera III says he has no authority to reinstate Vitriolo and that it's 'disconcerting' he is being singled out, as actions taken by CHED are decided by all members of the commission

NO AUTHORITY. CHED OIC Prospero De Vera says he has no power to reinstate Julito Vitriolo to his post as CHED Executive Director. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

CHED executive director post still ‘on hold,’ says OIC De Vera

Feb 16, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Former CHED Executive Director Julito Vitriolo wants to be reinstated, but OIC Prospero de Vera III says they will only recognize whomever President Rodrigo Duterte appoints

STILL NO EXEC DIRECTOR. CHED OIC Prospero de Vera III still not recognizing Julito Vitriolo as executive director. File photos by Malacañang

CHED exec director resigns over 'relentless' threats

Feb 01, 2018 - 2:56 PM

Commission on Higher Education Executive Director Karol Mark Yee leaves his post just two weeks after the forced resignation of Patricia Licuanan as chairperson

RESIGNED. Karol Mark Yee (3rd from R) takes his oath as CHED executive director in July 2017. Photo courtesy of fullbright.org.ph

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Licuanan says exec director Vitriolo helped kick her out of CHED

Jan 24, 2018 - 5:09 PM

Resigned CHED chair Patricia Licuanan also says she had a 'strained' relationship with the other 4 commissioners, who had been outvoting her in key CHED decisions prior to her resignation

POWER STRUGGLE. Ex-CHED chairperson Patricia Licuanan (R) did not recognize the reinstatement of executive director Julito Vitriolo. Photo of Licuanan by Rappler, photo of Vitriolo by Malacañang

Sandigan dismisses 1 of 2 graft charges vs Vitriolo

Oct 11, 2017 - 4:27 PM

Vitriolo is off the hook in 1 of his 2 graft charges because the court says there is no evidence that he benefitted from the irregular diploma program

GRAFT. Julito Vitriolo, the reinstated executive director of CHED, is facing a graft case for failing to stop an irregular diploma program at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM).

Power struggle in CHED after Vitriolo returns as executive director

Sep 27, 2017 - 3:25 PM

(UPDATED) Julito Vitriolo, who was reinstated by the Court of Appeals as CHED executive director, says Chairperson Patricia Licuanan has an 'axe to grind' against him

CONTESTED RETURN. Julito Vitriolo smiles for the camera inside the CHED executive director's office minutes after chairperson Patricia Licuanan told the media that they do not recognize his reinstatement yet. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Malacañang, CHED to abide by CA ruling on Vitriolo

Aug 31, 2017 - 4:05 PM

The Court of Appeals orders the reinstatement of Julito Vitriolo as executive director of the Commission on Higher Education

Ombudsman Cardio-Morales orders the dismissal of CHED Exec Dir Vitriolo after being found guilty for misconduct. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

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Ombudsman orders dismissal of CHED's Vitriolo

Jan 05, 2017 - 6:14 PM

UPDATED Any public official who transgresses the standards for good public service or causes such transgression must bear the consequences says Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales

Ombudsman Cardio-Morales orders the dismissal of CHED Exec Dir Vitriolo after being found guilty for misconduct. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

Vitriolo: CHED execs not pressured to sign manifesto vs Licuanan

Dec 17, 2016 - 9:04 AM

UPDATED Commission on Higher Education Executive Director Julito Vitriolo also maintains that Chairperson Patricia Licuanan s second term must be treated as at the pleasure of the new appointing authority

'DELICADEZA.' Executive Director Julito Vitriolo says CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan must submit her resignation 'out of delicadeza.' File photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

Licuanan: Vitriolo has 'track record' of undermining past CHED chairs

Dec 16, 2016 - 5:12 PM

Commission on Higher Education Chairperson Patricia Licuanan says the move to push for her resignation is really the work of the executive director and a very small group of his soldiers

WORD WAR. Commission on Higher Education Executive Director Julitio Vitriolo has asked the President to appoint an officer-in-charge in place of Chairperson Patricia Licuanan. Vitriolo file photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo. Licuanan file photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Former lawmaker is new CHED commissioner

Dec 15, 2016 - 3:21 PM

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirms the appointment of former congressman Ronald Adamat as commissioner of the Commission on Higher Education

NEW COMMISSIONER. Former lawmaker Ronald Adamat is the second appointee of President Rodrigo Duterte in the Commission of Higher Education. File photo from the Philippine Information Agency.

'No demoralization in CHED' despite Duterte order – commissioner

Dec 12, 2016 - 6:25 PM

Commissioner Alex Brillantes Jr says the President s order for CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan to stop attending Cabinet meetings should not be equated as an order for her to resign

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CHED exec asks Duterte: Put OIC in place of Licuanan

Dec 12, 2016 - 9:06 AM

In a letter received by the Office of the Cabinet Secretary CHED Executive Director Julito Vitriolo also asks the President to appoint 3 other commissioners besides Commissioner Prospero de Vera III

ALTER EGO? A high ranking official of the Commission on Higher Education says the newly appointed CHED commissioner, Prospero de Vera III, enjoys the President's trust and confidence. De Vera file photo from UP sa Halalan 2016 website.

CHED in limbo after Duterte order to Licuanan

Dec 09, 2016 - 7:57 AM

Commission on Higher Education chairperson Patricia Licuanan also explains why she did not submit a courtesy resignation

WAIT AND SEE. Commission on Higher Education Executive Director Julito Vitriolo updates members of the media on CHED's plans and programs since the start of President Rodrigo Duterte's term during a press briefing at the New Executive Building in Malacañang Complex on December 8, 2016. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

Private colleges wary of requiring students to undergo drug testing

Sep 02, 2016 - 9:05 PM

The Coordinating Council of Private Educational Associations reminds the Commission on Higher Education s proposal: Focus on the pushers and not the victims – such as the students

CHED mulls drug testing for college admission

Sep 01, 2016 - 10:20 AM

After crafting the policy the Commission on Higher Education will seek the legal opinion of the Department of Justice

Higher budget, free tuition in state colleges: Easier said than done

Apr 22, 2016 - 9:00 AM

What can the presidential candidates do for higher education especially in the context of the ASEAN integration and the full implementation of the K to 12?

PROMISES. A promise common among presidential candidates is the increase of the education budget, especially for state universities and colleges. File photo by Mark Demayo

BSU faces criminal, admin raps over field trip tragedy

Aug 21, 2014 - 12:57 PM

UPDATED Authorities recover the remains of the 7th student who drowned during a school field trip that was reportedly not endorsed by CHED

CHED may require use of Filipino to teach some GE courses

Jun 23, 2014 - 5:26 PM

The Commission will also propose to Congress a stabilization fund that will cover the cost of maintaining faculty and the cost of lost of enrollment in colleges due to K to 12

TRANSITION PAINS. CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan says the country will have to weather the transition phase of the K to 12 program 'as best as we can.' Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

CHED approves tuition hike in 171 schools

May 20, 2014 - 5:42 PM

The Commission says the public should expect quality education from these schools

5 leaps in 2013 that make PH education promising

Dec 31, 2013 - 8:30 AM

From K to 12 to the collective awareness of the prospects of ASEAN 2015 here are 5 leaps the country has made in education this 2013

'Unpopular' courses: The road less traveled

Jun 26, 2012 - 9:28 AM

Low enrollment graduation rates for unpopular degree programs have impact on the labor force