To keep pace with changing conditions, the University underwent
continuous change in this period. This is where the first lady
president of the University was appointed and the first University
president to undergo a selection.
Important events that took place in that year:
- Establishment of the Research Center for Peace,
Justice, and Democracy.
- Setting of special make-up classes in English
- Inauguration of the new
- Granting of teaching and research chairs in Management
by the Personnel Management Association of the Philippines.
- Publication of five Open University modules, Sinag of
the CAS, IC Balita, Student Handbook, LBEC Handbook, RIPE monographs, STRDC monographs.
- Signing of MOA with Palawan National Agricultural
College, Quirino State College, and University of Southeastern Philippines for the
offering by the University of Master of Educational Management.
- Offering by the Pamantasang Bayan of vocational /
technical and baccalaureate programs in 25 municipalities.
- Signing of MOA with Bataan Shipyard and Engineering
College, Inc., which agreed to become a training station of the College of Engineering,
- Start of construction of Mass Communications Center of
the Philippines Building.
- Retirement of Dr. Nemesio E. Prudente, designation of
Dr. Zenaida A. Olonan as Officer-in-Charge.
- Appointment of Dr. Jaime Gellor as Acting President (April
3 - July 3, 1992),
which created confusion.
- Appointment of Dr. Zenaida A. Olonan as first lady President of
Dr. Zenaida A. Olonan
The PUPWebSite Project began.
is the first insignia used for this site. It began as a
feasibility project of a group of computer students who named
themselves as the Abyss Creative
On October 11, 1997, Pres.
Fidel V. Ramos conferred his support for the computerization
project of the University.
The former Bachelor in Information Technology (BIT) was revised as Bachelor of Science in Computer
Science (BSCS) while the Bachelor in Computer Data Processing and Management
(BCDPM) was improved and became Bachelor of Science in Information
The PUPWebSite Project was changed to
and it served as the official Internet site of the University. It formally launched
on January 27, 1998 in GeoCities.com.
On August 1998: Pres. Joseph Estrada visited PUP during its
"Linggo ng Wika" Celebration. During that time, his Excellency
his support for the construction of the Information Technology Center of the
On November 13, Dr. Ofelia M. Carague was
appointed President of the University and the first to
undergo Republic Act 8292 (or the Higher Education Modernization
Act), wherein the selection was made through a committee
Dr. Ofelia M. Carague
A series of infrastructure projects started on this year
spearheaded by the Special Projects Office.
The University celebrated its
95th Foundation Anniversary with the theme: "Sandaang Taon Para Sa
Panimulang Pagdiriwang" (One Hundred Years for the Filipino, The Beginning of the
Celebration). This is the first of five countdown celebrations
to the University's centennial.
The computerization program of the University that spearheaded the creation of new
offices - the PUP Information Linkages Systems (PUPILS, headed by Prof. Rosicar E. Escober) and PUP Information Technology
Center (PUP IT Center, headed by Prof. Mely R. Luya).