Last September 27, 2010, UP President Emerlinda R. Roman released a memo (no. PERR 10-015) informing the general faculty of the 2010 UP Faculty Regent Selection. UP Diliman Professor and incumbent Faculty Regent Judy Taguiwalo’s term ends this year. Based on the practice of rotation, it is a faculty from UPLB’s turn to become Faculty Regent. Regular faculty members (Instructors to Professors) all over the UP system are allowed to nominate and select their Faculty Regent.
Read/download Pres. Roman’s memo here: Memo PERR 10-015_Selection of New Faculty Regent
Pres. Roman said in her memo that all the University Councils (UC) of the constituents units of UP approved the 2010 Faculty Regent Selection Process. However, members of the University Councils and members of the All UP Academic Employees Union (AUPAEU) belied such statement since the draft of the selection process was not discussed during UC meetings. On the contrary, the said draft was just presented as a matter of “information” and not as something to be discoursed. Among the issues raised about the railroaded selection process document are (1) the “no campaign” rule, (2) taking a leave-of-absence and resignation from a professional organization (such as the faculty union) if nominated/selected as Faculty Regent, and (3) the electronic system of voting (which hasn’t been tested yet).
Read/download the 2010 Faculty Regent Selection Process here: 2010 UP FACULTY REGENT SELECTION PROCESS
Below is the Schedule of 2010 Selection of UP Faculty Regent. You can also read/download it here: Schedule of 2010 Selection of UP Faculty Regent
|Sept 27 (Monday)||Issuance of memo on selection of FR by PERR|
|Oct 4 (Monday)||• Submission of the lists of qualified voters in hard and soft copies by CUs to OVPAA
• Submission of the list of qualified nominees in hard and soft copies by UPLB to OVPAA
|Oct 5 (Tuesday)||Distribution of hard and soft copies of list of qualified nominees to CUs by
|Oct 12-15 (Tuesday to Friday)||Nomination Round
CUs shall determine their specific nomination schedules within this period and inform OVPAA of their schedules.
|Oct 18 (on or before) (Monday)||Submission of the results of CU nomination round to OVPAA|
|Oct 19 (Tuesday)||• Submission of the results of nomination round to PERR by OVPAA
• Determination of top five (5) nominees
|Oct 20 (Wednesday)||Notification of top five (5) nominees; request for CVs and proposed plans of action as FR (PLAN)|
|Oct 18-22 (Monday to Friday)||Distribution of usernames and passwords for electronic voting to qualified
voters by CUs
|Oct 25-27 (Monday to Wednesday)||UP System-wide dry run of SYSTEM|
|Oct 28 (Thursday)||Deadline for submission of CVs and PLANs in hard and soft copies by top five (5) nominees to OVPAA|
|Nov 3 (Wednesday)||• Distribution of copies of CVs and PLANs to CUs
• Uploading of CVs and PLANs in UP website
(Monday/Tuesday to Thursday)
CUs shall determine their specific schedules within this period and inform
OVPAA of their schedules.
|Nov 22 (on or before) (Monday)||Submission of CU results of election round to OVPAA|
|Nov 23 (Tuesday)||• Submission of the results of election round to PERR by OVPAA
• Announcement of election results by PERR
|Nov 26 (Friday)||Proclamation of new FR by BOR|
Via OVPAA Memo No 2010-28 List of UPLB Faculty Qualified, the list of UPLB Faculty qualified to be nominated for Faculty Regent was released.
Read/download the list of UPLB Faculty qualified to be nominated for UP Faculty Regent: UPLB List of Possible Nominees.
The UP Administration also released a Primer on UP Faculty Regent Electronic Voting System.
The AUPAEU believes that a UP Faculty Regent:
1. has a track record of leadership and academic excellence.
2. upholds and defends faculty rights and welfare, as well as other UP sectoral concerns.
3. is beholden to her/his constituents.
The Nomination Round starts on October 12-15, 2010.