/ 6 December 2022

THE UNIVERSITY of the Philippines in Tacloban appointed a new college dean — Patricia Arinto.

Arinto will serve from November 28, 2022 to November 27, 2025.

She is a member of the UP Open University Faculty of Education. She is also the current chairperson of the UP System Task Force on the Future of Teaching and Learning in UP and a member of the UP System Committee on Teaching and Learning, UP General Education Council, and Technical Working Group for UP GE Program Evaluation.

Arinto finished her bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts from UP Visayas Tacloban. She was a magna cum laude.

She earned her Master’s degree in Comparative Literature from UP Diliman and also holds a doctorate degree in Education from the Institute of Education.

She also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Technology-Based Distributed Learning from the University of British Columbia.