Former Deans


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Dean Presentacion Perez
July 27, 1961 - February 20, 1964


BSE - Philippine Women’s University – 1929
MA -  Columbia University 1935
PhD – University of Minnesota 1954
Dean – College of Home Economics 1961-1964
Professor Emeritus – March 13, 1964  (BOR 719th Meeting)

Recipient of numerous honors and awards

Member of  Honor Society and other prestigious professional organizations

Served as faculty member of Dept. of Home Economics in the College of Education and continue to do so until the department became the College  of Home Economics in 1961.

She has written books, journal articles and other publications

It was in 1961 when the CHE was inaugurated under the deanship of Dr. Perez, then already a Ph.D. graduate from University of Minnesota.  She continued teaching graduate programs, directing researches and organizing the Tearoom and the Pilot Food Plant

Dr. Perez is indeed the epitome of an unwavering leader, a committed educator and a true academician. Her wisdom remains unsurpassed and her legacy continues to live in the university and the college through its programs, its faculty and its students.



Dean Eva B. Gonzales
Feb. 21, 1964-Dec. 6, 1970
















Dean Aurora G. Corpuz
Dec. 7, 1970 - Aug. 31, 1984
















Dean Estrella F. Alabastro
Sept. 1, 1984 – April 30, 1990
















Dean Cecilia A. Florencio
May 1, 1990 – April 30, 1996


BSHE major in Foods and Nutrition – UP  1961
MS Nutrition – University of Iowa – 1964
PhD Nutrition – Michigan State University 1967
Faculty – UP College of Home Economics and Michigan State University
Appointed University Professor in June 22, 1995
Holds the rank of UP Scientist III
Gawad Chancellor awardee in teaching, research and administrator
Received  various awards and citations from professional organizations both local and international
Member of various professional organizations
Prolific writer with numerous published monographs, journal articles and speeches
Under the strong leadership of Dr. Cecilia A. Florencio as the fifth Dean of CHE, the College was able to fight claims as well as threats of other units that CHE’s academic programs were rightfully theirs.   A series of programs directing the College to address the need for self-study and self-renewal were conducted during her term. These facilitated the creation of a stronger CHE anchored on its mission in enhancing the quality of life of Filipino families and preparing them to face changes.




Dean Lydia B. Arribas
July 25, 1996 – June 30, 1998
















Dean  Angelita M. Dizon
July 1, 1998 – March 29, 2000
















Dean Flor Crisanta F. Galvez
March 30, 2000 – March 29, 2003
















Dean Demetria C. Bongga
April 1, 2003 – March 31, 2006
















Dean Milagros P. Querubin
March 31, 2006 – May 31, 2009
















Dean Adelaida V. Mayo
June 1, 2009 – May 31, 2012
















Dean Maria Lourdes D. Catral
July 27, 2012 – May 31, 2013
















Dean Aurorita T. Roldan
June 1, 2013 - present