UP Board of Regents - updates

Rappler's latest stories on UP Board of Regents


U.P. community calls on regent to resign following controversial UAAP post

Dec 03, 2018 - 9:01 AM

They say his behavior is unbecoming of a UP official and is not representative of the principles the state university upholds

FAST FACTS: How honorary degrees are conferred

Apr 20, 2017 - 9:30 AM

The plan of the University of the Philippines Board of Regents to confer an honorary degree on President Duterte draws protests from students and alumni

Who proposed honorary U.P. degree for Duterte?

Apr 19, 2017 - 7:40 PM

3rd UPDATE The idea to confer an honoris causa degree on President Duterte is mistakenly attributed to Senator Francis Escudero It comes from another Board of Regents member

Duterte declines U.P. honorary degree

Apr 19, 2017 - 5:39 PM

As a matter of personal and official policy I do not accept [such] awards says President Rodrigo Duterte

NO HONORARY DEGREE. President Rodrigo  Duterte says as a personal policy, he does no accept honorary degrees. Malacanang photo

Duterte doesn't 'give a heck' about honorary degrees – Paolo Duterte

Apr 19, 2017 - 12:09 PM

To the so called learned individuals who frown upon the plan of the University of the Philippines to grant an honorary doctorate degree to the President you can have that honorary degree for all we care says President Duterte s eldest son

DEFENDING DUTERTE. Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte comes to his father's defense as netizens express anger over reports that President Duterte will be offered a UP honorary doctorate degree. Photo by Karlos Manlupig