P. de Guzman Foundation, Inc. a non-stock,
non-profit foundation was established on February 23,
1995, coinciding with the 65th Birthday of Dr. Raul P.
de Guzman and his retirement from the University of the
de Guzman had been a faculty member of
the University of the Philippines National College of
Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG) since 1952.
He had served the University in various capacities starting
as an Assistant Professor and later a Dean of the UP National
College of Public Administration and Governance, Vice-President
for Planning and Finance of the UP System, and Chancellor
of the UP Los Baños. Currently, he is Professor
Emeritus and member of the Board of Regents. His service
to the University, which extends over 42 years, includes
authoring and co-authoring several books and publications
and conducting scholarly researches on various concerns.
Dr. de Guzman has also acted as consultant and lecturer
to other universities, both local and international, as
well as to many national and international organizations.
honor of his contributions to the field of Public Administration,
his family established the RPG
Foundation, which aims to realize Dr.
de Guzman’s vision to promote meaningful careers
in public service. The foundation has already launched
several initiatives, made possible with the assistance
of his colleagues and friends.
professorial chair has been instituted in Dr. de Guzman’s
name for deserving faculty members of the UP NCPAG. The
Board of Trustees of the RPG
Foundation has also established an RPG
Scholarship for qualified students of the National College
of Public Administration and Governance, and for qualified
students of other colleges with potential for careers
in public service.
years ago to this day, the RPG Foundation was founded
to commemorate the retirement of my father, Dr. Raul
P. de Guzman, from the University of the Philippines
that has been his consuming passion for forty-five years.