PACE Historical Milestones

  • October 23-26, 1975 – PACE was founded at a conference of communication educators held in Baguio City. 
  • January 25, 1976 – Representative of communication departments, schools, and institutions gathered in Laurel, Batangas to ratify the PACE Constitution and By-Laws.
  • December 28, 1984 – The Articles of Incorporation of the PACE Inc. was filed in the Securities and Exchange Commission with the following incorporators: Fr. Alberto Ampil, Crispin Maslog, Cloudualdo del Mundo, Jr., Elizabeth L. Diaz, Carolina SJ Fajardo, and Raul Pañares.
  • January 16, 1985 – The Securities and Exchange Commission certified that the PACE Articles of Incorporation were, after due examination, in accordance with the law. PACE was then duly registered in the Commission.
  • August 8, 1992 – PACE Inc. filed amended Articles of Incorporation to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • February 1, 1995 – SEC approved the Philippine Association of Communication Educators Foundation Inc. with the following incorporators: Crispin Maslog, Paulina C. Santos, Elizabeth L. Diaz, Nora Quebral, Feliciana Reyes, and Hedeliza Rillo

PACE Presidents

Fr. Alberto V. Ampil SJ  (1975-1979)
Ateneo de Manila University

Dr. Nora C. Quebral (1980-1983)
University of the Philippines Los Baños

Dr. Crispin C. Maslog (1984-1988)
University of the Philippines Los Baños

Prof. Elizabeth L. Diaz (1989-1994)
University of the Philippines Diliman

Prof. Ramon R. Tuazon (1994-2002)
Asian Institute of Journalism & Communication

Prof. Gerardo R. Josue (2002-2006)
Miriam College

Prof. Maria Mercedes F. Robles (2006-2008)
Ateneo de Manila University

Prof. Flordeliz L. Abanto (2008-2010)

St. Scholastica’s College

Prof. Robert Baldago † (2010-2011)
Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Dr. Gwenetha Y Pusta (2011-2012)
University of Santo Tomas

Prof. Marco M. Polo (2013-2017)
De La Salle University – Dasmariñas

Dr. Rowena Capulong Reyes (2017-2021)
Far Eastern University

Prof. Mark Lester del Mundo Chico (2021-2025)
University of the Philippines Los Baños