University of La Salette Administration

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Rev. Fr. Franklin G. Picio, MS

University President

The University’s former Vice President for Finance, Rev. Fr. Franklin G. Picio, MS, is the new president of ULS. He was born on August 15, 1955 at Aurora, Isabela where thirty years later, he was ordained to the priesthood on March 9, 1985.

Fr. Frank is the current Regional Director of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP), the assistant Regional Director of the Fund Assistance for Private Education (FAFE), Education Service Contracting (ECS) Program and the Treasurer of Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette Ina ng Pag-asa Province. Although he has been serving the University for 26 years, he still finds presidency a challenging job. The challenges that he has been encountering have only made him more optimistic as he works with dedication and passion towards the vision of the La Salette community.

Rev. Fr. Danilo C. Galang, MS

Vice President for Finance

Our new Vice President for Finance, Fr. Danny’s priestly assignments include a year at St. Matthew Parish, San Mateo, Isabela, two years at St. James the Apostle Parish, Santiago City, two years in the Holy Rosary Parish, Jones, Isabela and four years in Our Lady of La Salette Parish, Roxas, Isabela. After nine years of ministry in the province, he was assigned and transferred to Hawaii to St. Joseph Parish, Waipahu, Hawaii for five years and Saint Therese Parish, Kekaha, Hawaii for two years. After his Hawaiian stint, Fr. Galang returned to the Philippines to face another ministry – that of university administration. When asked how he finds his ministry, he said, “So far, so good. I am learning new things.”

Hard work, discipline and patience have been his principles in life. His dream for ULS is to be the number one university not only in the region but in the entire Philippines, as well. He believes that his dream is possible if the university strives hard. Fr. Danny values education because he had experienced good and hard times as  a student and succeeded. His life is an inspiration to use, students. Fr. Galang was born on July 5, 1966 at Ramon, Isabela to Carlito Galang and Teodora Corpuz. He was ordained on March 30, 1996 in his home parish of San Roque in Ramon, Isabela.

Rev. Fr. Pedro Q. Dolar,  MS

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Rev. Fr. Pedro Q. Dolar, MS is the new Vice President for Administration and the dean of the Graduate School. He was born on April 29, 1959 to Juliana Quinagan and Inocencio Dolar at Sta. Monica, Surigao del Norte. He was ordained to priesthood on June 12, 2000 at the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette in Silang, Cavite. Before he entered the order, he was a philosophy instructor at the University of the Assumption (1990-1994) and Christ the King Seminary (1993-1994). After his ordination, he became the Director and Chaplain of the University of La Salette, Santiago City (2009-2010). Today, Fr. Dolar is also Director of La Salette Jones.

As a La Salette priest, he believes that “if you have God in your life, you have so much to receive and so much to give.” That surely explains why he serves the La Salette Community wholeheartedly. What about Fr. Dolar’s goal and dream for the University? “ .. quality service from the University through quality education for that students.”

Rev. Fr. Stevan G. Munar, MS

Vice President for Spiritual Affairs and Student Services

Rev. Fr. Stevan Munar, MS is the Vice President for Spiritual Affairs and Student Services. He was born on December 28 in Baguio City, the son of Portia Galang and Arturo Munar. He was ordained to priesthood in December 1985 in Santiago City.

Fr. Munar served as Secretary of the Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette Ina ng Pag-asa Province from 1985-1996, as Novice Master from 1986-1996 and as Scholastic Director of La Salette Seminary from 1996-2000. He was also Associate Pastor in Manila from 2000-2004 and Shrine Director of the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, Silang Cavite from 2006-2010. At present, he is the Vicar Provincial of the Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette Ina ng Pag-asa Province. As a La Salette priest, he aspires “to be Mary’s child of reconciliation, to be Her Son’s faithful servant and to be the Father’s favored son.” Through his ministry, he wishes to see La Salette education “bring Mary’s sons and daughters to her Child, who by His Paschal Mstery, brought life to its fullness to each and everyone, to make all come and not be afraid.” As an administrator, he wants the University to produce well-rounded students. Fr. Steve believes in and lives the core values and charism of La Salette as he inculcates to the students the message of our Lady of La Salette and the Marian virtues.

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