Former University of the Philippines President Emanuel Valdez Soriano passed away this morning, according to social media posts by his daughter Rinna.
Soriano served as President of the UP System from 1979 to 1981. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Master in Industrial Management degrees in UP. He later finished a doctorate in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.
Details on his wake and funeral will be announced soon.
The university extends its heartfelt condolences to the family of President Soriano.
Source: University of the Philippines Facebook