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Office Of The Vice President For Academic Affairs

VPAA

DR. ELYXZUR C. RAMOS

Vice President for Academic Affairs

PROFILE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Elyxzur C. Ramos Ph.D., is the Vice President for Academic Affairs of the University of Makati (UMak), a leading local university with 17 colleges and 17,000 plus students. A Career Executive Service Eligible, Dr. Ramos served as a member of the Philippines Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) Technical Working Group on K+12 transition program and is presently a consultant of the K to 12 Plus Project of the German Cooperation in developing a plus program for students who are taking a Technical, Vocational and Livelihood track in Senior High School. Dr. Ramos is also the President of Mommy Manila, which provides child care and tutorial services to Japanese parents and students and a member of the board of JDL Foundation which promotes the profession of dentistry and practice of oral health in the Philippines. Dr. Ramos is also a Trained Arbitrator of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center Inc. (PDRCI), a Director of the Philippine National Red Cross, Rizal Chapter- Makati Branch, and a fellow of the Society of Fellows in Supply Management (SOFSM). Dr. Ramos finished his BSBA in Economics and MBA degree from Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Manila and his Ph.D. in Management from the Intl’ Academy of Management and Economics (I-AME) with distinction. He has been in the government service for the past 18 years, and had various consultancies with government and private agencies. A sought after lecturer on economics, entrepreneurship and financial literacy, Dr. Ramos also has extensive experience on project management in the area of national electoral campaign and together with his wife Joyce, is an advocate of family and marriage life by being a team couple that gives family and marriage enrichments.

FUNCTION STATEMENT

The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has administrative responsibility for all academic programs of the university. He has general supervision over all academic units and as such exercises authority over all deans, directors of academic and quasi-academic centers. These responsibilities include assessment, accreditation, and review of academic programs.

 

The VPAA plans, formulates, executes, decides and recommends all matters that are academic in nature such as relevant curricular programs, faculty development, educational workshops and conferences, extension programs, appeals and other academic issues and concerns.

 

The VPAA shall perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • 1. Formulate long-term strategies and plans for the different colleges including revisions and development of academic programs and policies;
  • 2. Preside on such meetings as Academic Advisory Council (AAC), Council of Deans, and Personnel Selection Board (PSB) for matters pertaining to academic affairs;
  • 3. Endorse to the Executive Committee matters academic in nature, such as but not limited to: a. proposals for the creation of graduate and undergraduate
  • colleges, institutes and centers; b. designations of college deans, executive directors, directors, college secretaries and department heads; c. attendance of faculty members in seminars, conferences and in-service training; d. application for sabbatical leave and other forms of leave of the faculty that requires EXCOM approval:
  • 4. Propose annual budget for the office and all academic units under his office taking into consideration the plans and programs for the year;
  • 5. Forge strategic linkages with institutions for the development of responsive and relevant curricular programs, research projects, and extension programs;
  • 6. Review and approve teaching programs and loads of faculty members;
  • 7. Present action plans, statistical information on students, accomplishment reports and other academic programs to the city government;
  • 8. Perform representation function in programs, projects, and activities of the academic department;
  • 9. Perform other functions delegated by higher authorities.