Raul P. de Guzman, Ph.D.

Current Positions/Activities:

Professor Emeritus, National College of Public Administration and Governance,
University of the Philippines

Board Chairman, RPG Foundation - April 1995 to present
-Instituted the Raul P. de Guzman Foundation professorial chair, which inspired scholarly works and commitment to careers in the University of the Philippines.
- Instituted the Elena M. Panganiban Professorial Chair in Local Governance which upholds series of annual lectures on initiatives aimed at promoting efficient and responsive local governance.
- Supports research projects and aids scholarship grants.

President, San Nicolas Gapan Development Foundation – April 2003 to present
- Assisted the local government of Gapan in its efforts to promote people empowerment through various community-based programs.
- Supported the livelihood scholarship project for deserving students of Barangay San Nicolas thru the donations he has raised in February 2003.
- Sponsored the cement flooring project of the mini sports gym and stage of San Nicolas Central Elementary School (SNCES).
- Instigated in the roofing repairs of several classrooms and the construction of one classroom and cafeteria in SNCES.

Senior Advisor, Asia Pacific Periscope – January 2003 to present

Chairman and Finance Officer – Aphasia Foundation
- Realized the promotion of community understanding and advocacy for people with aphasia, which lead to the establishment of the foundation.
Board Chairman – Erap Muslim Youth Foundation (February 2000)
- Helped in fostering educational opportunities for the poor and underprivileged but deserving Muslim youth and students of the Philippines.

Professor Emeritus, National College of Public Administration and Governance,
University of the Philippines

Major Past Positions Held:

Presidential Adviser for Development Administration, Office of the President
Member, Board of Regents, University of the Philippines System
Professor of Public Administration, College of Public Administration, University of the Philippines
Member of the Board of Directors, PLDT and San Miguel Corporation
Secretary-General, Eastern Regional Organization for Public Administration, 1982-1995
President, National Research Council of the Philippines, April 1991-1992
Chancellor, University of the Philippines, Los Baños, November 1995-April 1991
Vice-President for Planning and Finance, University of the Philippines System, 1982- 1995
Dean, College of Public Administration, U.P., 1973-1982
Director, Local Government Center, College of Public Administration, U.P., 1965-1973

Major Positions in Professional and Other Organizations:

President, Philippine Fulbright Scholars Association, 1966-1980
President, Philippine Society for Public Administration, 1977-1982
President, Association of Schools of Public Administration in the Philippines, 1977-1982
Member and one time Grand Knight, Knight of Columbus Pinaglabanan Council 5120
Most Distinguished Member, PAN XENIA FRATERNITY

Major Grants, Fellowships, Honors, Awards:

• Graduated Magna cum laude in UP, 1952. Recipient of President’s pin for
outstanding scholarship.
• Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society
• Pi Gamma Mu Honorary Society
• Pi Delta Kappa
• Fulbright Travel Grant, 1954-57
• Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) Award for public administration education
in 1965, given by Philippine Jaycees
• United States-Philippine Education Foundation, Senior Lecturer to serve as
Visiting Professor at Cornell University, 1971
• Honorary Fellow in Local Government, University of Birmingham, England, 1978-83
• Recipient of “Grads Made Good,” award for outstanding leadership in the Third
World, Florida State University, USA, 1986
• National Social Scientist Award for 1991 of the Philippine Social Science Council
• Professional Award in Public Administration, U.P. Alumni Association, 1994


Ph.D. in Government, Florida State University, 1957 (where he served as assistant and fellow), which awarded him the “Grads Made Good” award for outstanding leadership in the Third World and now offers a “Best Dissertation Award” named after him, the “De Guzman Award”
M.A. in Public Administration, Florida State University, 1955
B.S. Foreign Service (magna cum laude), University of the Philippines, College of Liberal Arts, 1952 (recognized him an outstanding alumnus in 1987)
High School, San Beda College, 1945-1948 (recognized him an Outstanding Alumnus in 1966 and one of the Bedans of The Century, 1901-2001).

Board of Directors

Ricardo E. de Guzman
Raul P. de Guzman
Ma. Patrocinio E. de Guzman
Raul Roberto E. de Guzman
Flora E. de Guzman
Ma. Regina E. de Guzman
Pilarica M. Ejercito
Rodolfo P. de Guzman
Mila A. Reform

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