UP holds investiture of 21st President
The University of the Philippines held the Investiture of its 21st President, Atty. Danilo Lardizabal Concepcion on September 20, 2017 at the Univeristy Theater, UP Diliman Quezon City.
Pres. Concepcion is a professor and dean of the UP College of Law. He graduated summa cum laude in Agricultural Engineering at the Gregorio Araneta University Foundation (now De la Salle – Araneta University) in 1979 and topped the board examinations that same year. He earned his Bachelor of Laws (cum laude) from the UP College of Law in 1983 and his Master of Laws from the University of London, Queen Mary College in 1986.
Concepcion sees the University of the Philippines embracing its role as the national university, serving its various constituencies and the Filipino people by producing world-class education, research, and public service – upholding honor and excellence with compassion.
The Investiture of the 21st UP President was presided by CHED Chair Patricia Licuanan. The event was attended by Vice Pres. Maria Leonora Robredo, Department Secretaries, Members of Congress, Heads of Universities here and abroad, Representatives of the Diplomatic Corps, former UP Presidents, former UP Regents, University Officials, his family members and the UP faculty, staff and students.
Concepcion is married to Atty. Gaby Roldan–Concepcion, with whom he has four children. (With sources from the UP System Investiture Program)