Professor Clarita D. Carillo, PhD, UST’s Assistant to the Rector for Planning and Quality Management, has been appointed by the Master of the Order, Very Rev. fr. Gerard Francisco P. Timoner III, O.P., as a member of the Board of Trustees (Consiglio di Amministrazione) of the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas (the Angelicum) in Rome, Italy, for the next three years.
Carillo, UST’s longest-serving Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs (2006-2017), will be taking on the post in addition to having done consultancy work for Angelicum since 2019.
A seasoned administrator and an expert in the fields of educational administration and quality management, she is a Lead Assessor for ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance, a former accreditor of the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation, and began the active journey of UST to have its programs locally and internationally certified. Under her leadership as VRAA, UST secured accreditation statuses from PACUCOA, which consistently recognized UST for having the most number of accredited programs. UST likewise became an Associate Member of AUNQA in 2016, and in 2019, during her incumbency as the Assistant to the Rector for Planning and Quality Management, UST secured the Institutional Certification from AUN-QA.
Carillo, a faculty member of the Department of Secondary Education of the College of Education, is also a member of the Education cluster of the UST Graduate School.