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July 9 , 2018 : The PSU community witnessed a historical moment when Dr. Ramon M., Docto formally started as the 8th President of Palawan State University.
During the flag ceremony attended by the members of the PSU community on July 9, 2018 , Prof. Marisa S Pontillas formally turned- over the leadership to Dr. Ramon M. Docto . Prof. Pontillas served as the OIC of the Office of the University President from February 13, 2017 to February 12, 2018 and February 14, 2018 to July 6, 2018, 12:00 noon.
During the speech of Prof. Pontillas, she thanked all those who supported her leadership and those who worked with her during her stay as the Office-in-charge of the University. She also congratulated Dr. Docto for his appointment as the 8th University president.
Dr. Docto formally accepted the University mace which is the symbol of power and authority of the Office of the University President from BOR and University secretary, Prof. Venzon Limpiada and from former OIC Marissa Pontillas. He was elected by a majority vote from the members of PSU’s Board of Regents in a special meeting called for the sole purpose of selecting a new president. The BOR’s special meeting took place at Park Inn by Radisson, Davao City on July 6, 2018. Dr. Docto was immediately sworn in into office following his election as the 8th PSU President.
During his acceptance speech, Dr. Docto thanked all those who supported him and prayed for him; as well as those who met him at the airport when he arrived on July 8, 2018. He said that he truly appreciated the gestures of all those who were happy for his appointment. He asked the PSU community to support him and his programs and to start moving forward as one community.
A press conference attended by the representatives of the different media outfits in the city and in the province was held at 3:00 in the afternoon of the same day at PSU Hostel . The meeting with the media personalities served as PSU’s formal announcement to the community of Dr. Docto’s appoinment as the 8th University President.