UP PROF ELECTED PRESIDENT OF LINGUISTIC SOCIETY OF THE PHILIPPINES
A PROFESSOR from the University of the Philippines Diliman was elected as the president of the Linguistics Society of the Philippines.
Aldrin Lee of the Department of Linguistics was elected on March 13 by the LSP Board of Directors.
He will serve as president until March 2024.
The university expressed hope that Lee “will be able to forge new networks and strengthen existing connections between and among institutions that promote the study and appreciation of Philippine languages.”
“During his term, Lee will also oversee all the LSP activities and projects under his term, leading it towards the achievement of its goals and visions within the three-period time frame. He will also represent LSP in national policymaking initiatives that call for the organization’s participation,” UP said.
Lee said that he intends to forge collaborations between LSP and other linguistic societies in Asia, especially Taiwan, Singapore, Japan and Korea.