First University Rector-President


The Rector-President is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Institution with the final authority and responsibility for school operations.  He provides leadership in realizing the Institution’s vision-mission as well as the institution’s thrust and objectives; and, promotes the Institution’s identity and character as a Benedictine learning institution.


Community Service
A Bedan Way of Life
On Upholding Institutional Standards...
Kasal Kristiyano
Peace Pleace
The BEDAN... The Human Person as a child of God


Offices under the
Office of the Rector-President

Office of the Vice President for Administration
Office of the Vice President for Academics
Office of the Vice President for Finance
Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (RIO)
Office of the Vice President for Linkages and International Affairs (LIA)
 Governance and Quality Assurance Office (GQA)
Benedictine Mission and Identity Office
Campus Ministry
Human Resource and Management Office (HRMO)
Community Engagement Center
Pamanang Bedista
SBC / SBU Alumni Affairs
Manuel V. Pangilinan Information and Communications Technology Center (MVP ICTC)

Rev. Fr. Aloysius Ma. A. Maranan, OSB
San Beda College Rector-President (2010 - 2018)
San Beda University First Rector-President (2018 - Present)

Rev. Fr. Aloysius Ma. A. Maranan, OSB is the First Rector-President of San Beda University, and the 22nd Rector-President of then San Beda College, Manila. His leadership transformed the 118 years old Benedictine educational institution into a University, improved the level and number of accreditation of programs, and initiated the school’s achievement of ISO (Organization for International Standards) Certification. He implemented the University’s digital transformation program BENEDICT (Bedans Enabling and Nurturing Excellence in Digital Transformation and Communication Technology).

He boosted theUniversity’s research program by establishing the Center for Research and Development, increasing the faculty research grants, and realizing the international indexing of the University’s research journal, Scientia. He continuously expands the University’s international linkages program by increasing the number of international networks and partners. He is an active officer and member of local and international associations one of which is the ASEAN Learning Network (Vice-Chair).

He received awards in recognition of his excellent and innovative leadership such as the2013 Ten Outstanding Manilans (TOM) Award for Academic Leadership. He has three decadesof administrative experience as Basic Education Principal, College Dean, and University Rector-President. He graduated from De La Salle University with the degree of Doctor of Education(Magna cum laude), University of Santo Tomas with the Licentiate degree in Canon Law (Cum Laude), Maryhill School of Theology with a Master’s degree in Theological Studies (Magna Cum Laude), and San Beda College with the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Economics.


2019 - 2022  Executive Board Member, Association of Southeast and East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU)

2019 - 2022 Rector-President, San Beda University

2015 - present Member Association of Universities in Asia and the Pacific (AUAP). Taiwan

2015 - present Member International Association of University Presidents (IAUP). Romania

2015 - present Secretary Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Education (ASAIHL) Philippines

2013 - present Abbey Finance Chair Abbey of our Lady of Montserrat Manila

2013 - present Chairman of the Board Ephpheta Foundation for the Blind

2013 - present Vice-Chairman Asian Learning Network (ALN), Indonesia

2013 - present Executive Board Regional Network for Poverty, (RENPER), India

2013 - present Advisory Board Swiss-ASEAN Learning and Teaching Association (SALT), Switzerland

2011 - present Trustee Canon Law Society of the Philippines (CLSP)

2011 - present Associate Judge Matrimonial Tribunal, Diocese of Antipolo

2011 - present Tribunal Officer Matrimonial Tribunal, Diocese of Pasig

2011 - present Chairman of the Board Marriage Encounter of the Philippines-Tuklasan Foundation

2010 - present Vice-Chairman Board of Trustees, San Beda University

2010 - present Trustee San Beda College Alabang

2010 - present Abbey Deans Council Abbey of our Lady of Montserrat Manila

2010 - present Director Consortium of Benedictine Schools

2010 - present Trustee Mendiola Schools Consortium, Manila

2010 - present Trustee National Collegiate Athletic Association, Manila

2010 - present Commissioner International Commission of Benedictine Educators (ICBE) Germany

2010 - present Member Association of South East Asian Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASEACCU), Thailand

2007 - present Trustee San Beda College Manila

Memorandum/ Advisories from the Office of the Rector-President in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Date of Release
May 09, 2020

IBED Adjustments towards the New Normal in Education
for AY 2020-2021

April 17, 2020
Updated Contingency Measures in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 22, 2020
Financial  Assistance to  the  Bedan  personnel
March 13, 2020
SBU Contingency Measures in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak


Investiture Rites (2019)

ASEACCU 2019 (Seoul, Korea)