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University of Southern Mindanao congratulates its four new full-fledged professors who underwent the rigorous accreditation process at USM main campus on October 28, 2022.

The following are the pride of the University who were initially screened by the Technical Working Group and later delivered a professorial lecture before the Regional Accreditation Committee composed of CHEDRO XII Director, Dr. Nelia Alibin, four SUC presidents, and external experts on the fields of the candidates.

  • Ma. Teodora N. Cabasan, PhD      
  • Lilian A. Lumbao, DVM, MSAS        
  • Ronald Z. Pascual, MSc
  • Debbie Marie B. Verzosa, PhD

To be accorded as “Full-fledged professor”, candidates are subjected to the assessment of recognized authorities in their respective disciplines based on the criteria approved by Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC), and DBM-CHED Joint Circular No. 1, series of 2022.

The following criteria were used as a guide in rating the candidates:

  • Research output and publications in refereed or CHED accredited journals or PASUC recognized agencies, registered creative works or technology or patent and/or inventions (30%)
  • Depth and breadth of area of expertise (30%)
  • Communication skills/articulation of conceptual ideas (10%)
  • General knowledge/current issues/general issues (10%)
  • Leadership potential/ability to influence people (10%)
  • Intellectual maturity and objectivity in judgment (10%)

PASUC confirmed the newly accredited professors from USM on October 29, 2022.