Jean O. Loyola, PhD
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (OVCAA)
The OVCAA assists the Chancellor in coordinating and reviewing the instruction and student programs of the University. The Office also assists in the formulation and implementation of University academic policies, rules, standards and basic procedures and supports in the establishment of linkages with government and other outside agencies.
Rolando T. Bello, MSc
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration (OVCA)
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration (OVCA) is responsible for the administrative management of the university. It manages the university’s financial operations and procurement process. The office is also mandated to handle UPLB’s human resource development and records management system.
Roberto P. Cereno, MM
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs (OVCCA)
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs (OVCCA) serves to build and nurture good relations and strong community networks among UPLB students and staff, allied institutions, the Los Banos community and local government and communities in the CALABARZON region.
It also oversees the following committees that focus on ensuring a clean and green and hazard-free University:
Fernando O. Paras, Jr., PhD
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Planning and Development (OVCPD)
The OVCPD is responsible for planning and implementing UPLB’s development programs. It supervises the programs and activities related to infrastructure development, including the information technology system. It also formulates financial and fiscal policies and funds generation activities for UPLB’s development programs.
Merdelyn T. Caasi-Lit, PhD
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE)
OVCRE is in-charge of the development and implementation of UPLB’s research, development, and extension (RDE) programs. OVCRE initiates innovative techniques for efficient planning, implementation, performance evaluation, and reporting of RDE activities in the university.
The office aims for higher quality and number of technical and popular publications, and implements an extensive and efficient distribution system. OVCRE also works for the capacity development of RDE staff, generation of resources, and networking with other research institutions.
RDE programs are also under OVCRE’s supervision, such as:
Janette H. Malata-Silva, PhD
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (OVCSA)
The OVCSA addresses the different needs of UPLB’s increasing student population. These include scholarships and financial assistance, psychosocial and emotional support, student organizations and activities, student discipline, and international students’ affairs.