Dr. Emerlinda R. Roman


Dr. Emerlinda R. Roman is a professor at the College of Business Administration at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. She made history not only as UP’s Centennial president but also as its first woman president. Aside from having been chancellor of the UP Diliman campus (1991-1993 and 1999-2004), Dr Roman’s experience in university administration includes former positions as vice chancellor for administration, secretary of the university and of the Board of Regents, vice president for administration, and member of the Board of Regents representing the faculty. She also holds important positions in several foundations, most notably as president of the UP Diliman Foundation, Inc.