Br. Bernard Oca named DLSU president

Published July 14, 2021, 9:30 AM

by Gabriela Baron

Br. Bernard Oca FSC, EdD was named as the 24th president of the De La Salle University (DLSU).

Br. Bernard Oca (Photo from DLSU)

Oca will assume office on Aug. 1, 2021.

Prior to his appointment, Oca finished his grade school at DLSU, his high school at La Salle Green Hills (LSGH), and his Bachelor of Arts in Literature, Masters degree in Languages and Literature, and Doctor of Education in Religious and Values Education from DLSU.

He entered the postulancy in 1971, took the habit of the Brothers in 1974, and his final vows at LSGH in 1980.

Oca was former Vice Chancellor of Lasallian Mission and Alumni Relations of DLSU and one of the founding Brothers of Jaime Hilario Integrated School-La Salle in Bagac, Bataan.

Oca concurrently serves as president of De La Salle Santiago Zobel School, Jaime Hilario Integrated School-La Salle in Bagac, Bataan, and De La Salle Araneta University.