- Written by M. Lagman
In his first 100 days in office as Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) president, Emmanuel A. Leyco endeavored to learn about the university from an insider’s perspective.
He met with students, staff, and former school officials and listened to their stories. Most importantly, he sought facts and tried to discern PLM as a respected learning institution, the community, and the vision that created it. President Leyco came to PLM assisted by a small team, which was augmented by holdover officials to allow immediate and smooth transition of management of the university. Essentially, his guide was to work with competent individuals with high integrity and unquestionable commitment to public service.
The top of his priority was unlocking the potentials of the PLM community to enhance its potential as a center of excellence in higher education that serves the economically-marginalized students who would otherwise be unable to pursue their studies. Here is what transpired in his first 100 days in office.
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