Kalayaan College Founder

Our Founder

JOSE V. ABUEVA, Founding President U.P. President (1987-1993); U.P. Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Public Administration; B.A. cum laude, University of the Phils.; MPA and PhD in Political Science, University of Michigan.

GONZALO M. JURADO Former U.P. Professor of Economics; A.B.  in Far Eastern University; M.A. in University of the Phils. and PhD in Development Economics and International Development, University of Wisconsin.

VIRGINIA S. CARIÑO Former U.P. Professor of Biology; B.S. and M.S. Zoology, University of the Phils., M.S. Dev. Biology, Chicago; PhD Environmental Science, University of the Phils.

MA. OLIVA Z. DOMINGO U.P. Professor of Public Administration; Former Director of CLCD-NCPAG, University of the Phils.; BAPA, MPA and DPA, University of the Phils.

THELMA V. KINTANAR U.P. Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature; Ph. D in English Literature, Stanford University;  Director of the UP Center for Women’s Studies.

EMETERIA P. LEE U.P. Registrar and Professor of English, UP Education Research Program, College of Education, University of the Phils.