The Master of the Order of Preachers, Very Rev. fr. Gerard Francisco P. Timoner III, O.P., appointed Professor Clarita D. Carillo, PhD, Assistant to the Rector for Planning and Quality Management, as Advisor of the newly formed Committee on Professionalization of DOMUNI Universitas, implementing one of the mandates of the Acts of the 2019 General Chapter in Biên Hôa, Vietnam.
The April 6, 2021 appointment quoted Act 370 of the General Chapter and outlined the work of the committee as follows: “The committee, in dialogue with the leaders of DOMUNI Universitas, will help DOMUNI Universitas with its recommendations to put in place the academic criteria highlighted by the certification process undertaken in Switzerland: a scientific council, full-time professors, research activities, coherence between courses, and governance.”
The appointment will be in effect until 2024. Joining Carillo in the committee are fr. Franklin Buitrago Rojas, O.P., Prof. François-Xavier Cuche, fr. Francesco Compagnoni, O.P., fr. Jean Jacques Pérennès, O.P., fr. Benjamin Sombel Sarr, O.P., fr. Guido Vergauwen, O.P., fr. Alain Arnould, O.P., fr. Mark Padrez, O.P., fr. Pablo Carlos Sicouly, Socius of the Master for Intellectual Life.
Carillo, who specializes in educational assessment and quality, is a Lead Assessor for the ASEAN University Network – Quality Assurance Group, whose Institutional Certification UST recently obtained. She is also a member of the Institutional Sustainability Assessment team of the Commission on Higher Education and was involved as an assessor of the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation prior to her stint as Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs of UST from 2006-2017.