Dr. Regucivilla B. Avenido-Pobar has been elected as president of the Bohol Island State University (BISU), making her the university’s second president after it was established from an aggregate of several institutions in 2009.
Pobar replaced OIC-president Dioscoro Avergonzado after being elected during a special Board of Regents meeting held at the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Central Office in Diliman, Quezon City on Wednesday last week.
Pobar took her oath of office before CHED Commissioner Prospero de Vera III and BISU Board of Regents’ chair Dr. Perfecto Alibin.
Prior to being designated to the university’s highest post, Pobar served as a vice president for the institution.
She will serve a four-year term as BISU president.
In 2009, BISU was formed through (RA) Republic Act 9722 which was signed into law by former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
The RA is o otherwise known as “An Act Converting the Central Visayas State College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Technology, its Units and Satellite Campuses in the City of Tagbilaran and in the Municipalities of Bilar, Candijay, Clarin, Calape, and Balilihan, All Located in the Province of Bohol to be known as the Bohol Island State University (BISU) and Appropriating Funds Therefore.”