Herminio Dagohoy

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Herminio Dagohoy
Rector Herminio Dagohoy of Santo Tomas.jpg
Rector Magnificus of the University of Santo Tomas
In office
2012 – present
Preceded by The Rev. Rolando de la Rosa, O.P., S.T.D.
9th Rector and President of Angelicum College
In office
June 2004 – June 2008
Preceded by The Rev. Hilario Q. Singian Jr. O.P.
Succeeded by The Rev. Ferdinand L. Bautista O.P.
Personal details
Born (1964-07-08) July 8, 1964 (age 54)
Hagonoy, Bulacan, Philippines
Alma mater Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies
University of the Philippines Diliman
University of Santo Tomas

Herminio Dagohoy, O.P., is the 96th Rector Magnificus of the University of Santo Tomas (UST), the oldest and the largest Catholic university in Manila, Philippines.

Early years and education[edit]

Dagohoy was born on July 8, 1964 in Hagonoy, Bulacan. He joined the Order of Preachers on May 10, 1988 after finishing Accountancy at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines in 1985. He was ordained to the priesthood on Sept. 28, 1994 at the Sto. Domingo Church.[1][2]

He obtained degrees in Philosophy from the Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies in 1990 and Theology at the UST Faculty of Sacred Theology in 1993. He received his MA degree in Philippine Studies from the University of the Philippines Diliman in 2000, a Licentiate in Philosophy at the UST Faculty of Philosophy in 2011, and a PhD degree at UST in 2012.

His areas of specialization include Ancient Philosophy, Theodicy, Social Philosophy, and Hermeneutics. Dagohoy was the former prior of the Santo Domingo Convent in Quezon City and the Priory of St. Thomas Aquinas in UST.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

He was the former director for finance and administration of UST Hospital.[4] He also served as the 9th Rector and President of Angelicum College in Quezon City.[2][3][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The 96th Rector The Varsitarian Website accessed June 26, 2012
  2. ^ a b c University of Santo Tomas installs 96th rector The Manila Times Website accessed June 26, 2012
  3. ^ a b UST to install Fr. Herminio Dagohoy, O.P., 96th Rector GMA News Website accessed June 26, 2012
  4. ^ List of University Administrators University of Santo Tomas Website accessed June 26, 2012
  5. ^ Dagohoy installed as UST's 96th Rector The Varsitarian Website accessed June 26, 2012
Academic offices
Preceded by
Rev. Fr. Rolando dela Rosa, O.P.
Rector Magnificus of the University of Santo Tomas
2012–present
Incumbent