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La Salle president gets DepEd post 06/25/2010

Friday, June 25, 2010

La Salle president gets DepEd post


06/25/2010

De La Salle University (DLSU) president Brother Armin Luistro, who is identified with the Black and White Movement and a known supporter of President-elect Benigno Aquino lll, has accepted his offer to head the Department of Education (DepEd) under his government.

This is the second time a president of La Salle University has been tapped as chief of the Education department, after La Salle Brother Andrew Gonzales was tapped by then President Joseph Estrada as Education Secretary.
“After due consultation with various stakeholders in the Lasallian community, Bro. Armin Luistro has accepted the invitation of President-elect Aquino to be the Department of Education secretary,” a DLSU statement released on Wednesday night said.

Bro. Luistro is the sixth member of the official family of incoming President Aquino.

Other confirmed members of the Aquino Cabinet are lawyer Paquito “Jojo” Ochoa as executive secretary; lawyer Edwin Lacierda as presidential spokesman; Corazon “Dinky” Soliman as head of the Department of Social Welfare and Development; Teresita Deles as Presidential adviser for peace process, and incumbent Commission on Human Rights chief Leila De Lima as Department of Justice secretary.... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20100625hed6.html


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