Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10598
IRR-RA 10598

March 13, 2014



Preliminary Provisions

SECTION 1. Promulgation. The Implementing Rules and Regulations is promulgated pursuant to Sec. 25 of

SECTION 2. Title. These rules and regulations shall be known as the Implementing Rules and Regulations of


Definition of Terms

SECTION 3. Definition of Terms. Whenever used in the IRR, the following words or phrases shall mean or refer, thus:

a) Academic Freedom academic freedom shall be construed on the following aspects:

a.1) For the College it is the right of the college to determine for itself, on academic grounds, who may teach, what may be taught, how it shall be taught, and who may be admitted to study.

a.2) For the Faculty it is the right of the faculty member to teach the subject of his/her field of specialization according to his/her best lights; to hold in other subjects such ideas he/she believes sincerely to be right; and to express his/her opinions on public questions in a manner that shall not interfere with his/her duties as a member of the faculty, or jeopardize his/her loyalty to the College. It also includes the right of the faculty member or researcher to investigate and discuss the problems of his/her science and to express his/her conclusions, whether through publication or in the instruction of students, without interference from political or administrative officials of the College, unless his/her methods are found by competent authority/ies of his/her own profession to be clearly incompetent and contrary to professional ethics and generally accepted practices. TEcCHD

a.3) For the Students it is the right of the students to exercise their freedom of speech and expression, subject to existing laws, rules, regulations, policies and standards of the College, and participate in/conduct/carry out activities, initiatives, programs and projects contributory to the attainment of the vision, mission, goals and objectives of the institution.

b) Auxiliary Services all kinds of services pertaining to economic or profit-generating activities done and/or rendered by the College other than those academic in nature, such as hospital, garments and tailoring, cafeteria, janitorial, printing press, bookstore, and the like.

c) Associate courses These are short-term, technical-vocational courses in the fields of agriculture, forestry, arts and sciences, information technology, teacher education, industrial technology and other courses (which may be embedded in a ladderized degree program or those intended to develop specific skills and competencies) within its areas of specialization.

d) Chair and Presiding Officer of the CVSC Board of Trustees refers to the CHED Chairperson or a Commissioner duly designated by him/her to serve and perform the powers and duties as regular Chairman of the Board.

e) College refers to Compostela Valley State College (CVSC).

f) Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is the government agency created by

g) Designations these refer to positions which the College President may assign in accordance with the needs of the institution.

h) Duly recognized campus alumni association is an alumni association established and recognized by the College.

i) Duly recognized campus faculty association is a faculty association established and recognized by the College composed of regular faculty members.

j) Duly recognized campus student council is a student council established and recognized by the College composed of bona fide students from higher education programs of the College and duly elected by the student body in an election duly held for this purpose.

k) Extension Services refers to a function of the College and faculty members comprised of programs, projects, studies or activities conducted in accordance with the policies of the College, directed towards the improvement of the quality of life of the target clients, and further expand the social contributions of the College to the constituents in various localities or its nearby localities.

l) Governing Board (GB) refers to the Board of Trustees (BOT) which is the highest policy-making body of the Compostela Valley State College (CVSC) also referred to in this IRR as the Board.

m) Higher education programs refers to a four-year undergraduate and graduate programs (masters and doctoral degrees) offered by the College.

n) Instruction refers to a function of the College and faculty members, which include among others pedagogy and academic activities necessary for the delivery of educational services and degree programs, or educational services to the students, professionals and other clients which are vital in the realization of the vision, mission and objectives of the College. SAHaTc

o) Ladderized programs/courses refers to the degree programs/courses embedded with competencies, thus, allowing students at the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd levels to obtain national competency certificates which are duly issued by the TESDA upon successful completion of trade tests and other assessment requirements.

p) Quorum unless otherwise provided in this IRR, or by required by applicable laws and regulations, the requirement of quorum shall be a simple majority, wherein half of the membership plus one member shall be deemed a quorum.

q )Research services refers to the function of the college and faculty members directed towards the development, transfer, utilization and commercialization and protection of new knowledge, technologies, methods, procedures, intellectual properties and scholarly works necessary for continuing improvement of the capacity of the College in the realization of its vision, mission and objectives.

r) Student Trustee refers to the duly-elected student representative to the Board of the CVSC, provided, that in cases when the student representative losses his status as a student, such as but not limited to graduation, transfer, expulsion and other similar causes, the student representative may nominate his/her substitute, and if qualified, the Board shall appoint the nominated student to act as the student representative who will sit as regular member of the Board in the interim period that a new student representative has yet to be elected.

s) Special Trust Fund refers to the total amount collected or charged from students for a specific purpose or from other sources, other than payment of tuition fees, held in trust by the College.

t) TESDA courses refers to short-term technical courses which the college offers, as authorized by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

u) CVSC refers to the Compostela Valley State College per

v) CVSC Branches refers to the campuses located in the municipalities of Monkayo, Maragusan, Montevista and New Bataan all of Compostela Valley Province. The main campus shall be situated in the Municipality of Compostela, integrating therewith the External Studies Center in Compostela of the Bukidnon State University.


Coverage, Application and Construction

SECTION 4. Coverage. This IRR shall apply to and cover the entire academic and non-academic units of CVSC.

SECTION 5. Application and Construction. The provisions of this IRR shall be applied in order to attain the vision, mission, goals, and objectives of the College, and shall strive to provide course offerings which are anchored on quality and excellence and are relevant and responsive to global competitiveness and other trends of the changing times. This IRR, therefore, shall be liberally construed in favor of the principles and policies of CVSC.


General Mandate, Curricular Offerings and Functions

SECTION 6. General Mandate. The College shall primarily provide advanced education, higher technological, professional instruction and training in agriculture, science and technology, and other related fields. It shall also undertake research and extension services in support of the socioeconomic development of the Province of Compostela Valley, and provide progressive leadership in its areas of specialization. DEAaIS

SECTION 7. Curricular Offerings. The College shall offer undergraduate, graduate and short-term technical courses in the fields of agriculture, forestry, arts and sciences, information technology, teacher education, industrial technology, and other courses within its areas of specialization, and according to its capabilities, as the Board of Trustees may deem necessary, to carry out its objectives and in order to meet the needs of the Province of Compostela Valley and Region XI, provided that no degree program shall be offered without the approval of the Commission on Higher Education before the same shall be approved by the Board.

SECTION 8. Operation of New Curricular Programs by the College. The College shall offer new programs, but not limited to the following, subject to full compliance with the minimum requirements set forth in applicable policies, standards and guidelines (PSGs):

1) BS in Agriculture (majors in Horticulture, Agronomy, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Animal Husbandry, Soil Science)

2) Bachelor of Science in Forestry

3) Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science

4) Bachelor of Science in Development Communication

5) Bachelor of Science in Human Services

6) Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering

7) Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship

8) Bachelor of Science in Tourism

9) Bachelor in Teachers Technical Education

10) Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

11) Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education

12) Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

13) Graduate Education Programs

14) Technical-Vocational Courses

SECTION 9. Requisites in the Consideration and Approval of New Curricular Offerings. The operation of new programs shall be in consonance with the following:

1) Preparation of a feasibility study

2) Endorsement by the Academic Council

3) Endorsement by the College President to the Board

4) Approval of the Board

5) Compliance with the requirements on the grant of authority by the CHED as provided under

SECTION 10. Requisites in the Consideration and Approval of Curricular Revisions. In order to keep the curricular offerings of the College relevant and responsive to industry needs and demands, and upon recommendation of the Academic Council, curricular revisions or enhancements shall be undertaken subject to review by the CHED and approval of the Board.

SECTION 11. Enrollment of New Students by the College. The College shall start accepting enrollees effective calendar year (CY) 2014 for its degree and technical courses. aICcHA



SECTION 12. Administration. The College shall have the general powers of a Corporation set forth in

SECTION 13. Chief Executive Officer. The College President shall serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the College, whose primary duties and responsibilities are to faithfully, properly, efficiently and effectively carry out the policies, guidelines and programs laid down by the Board in accordance with existing laws, rules and regulations.


The Governing Board

SECTION 14. The Governing Board. The governing board of the College shall be the Board of Trustees, hereinafter referred to as the Board, which shall be composed of the following:

a) The Chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Chairperson;

b) The President of the College, Vice-Chairperson;

c) The Chairperson of the Committee on Education, Arts and Culture of the Senate, Member;

d) The Chairperson of the Committee on Higher and Technical Education of the House of Representatives, Member;

e) The Regional Director of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Member;

f) The Regional Director of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Member;

g) The President of the Faculty Association of the College, Member;

h) The President of the Student Council of the College, Member;

i) The President of the Alumni Association of the College, Member; and

j) Two (2) Prominent Citizens from the private sector who have distinguished themselves in their profession or fields of specialization, Members.

The Board shall appoint the two (2) Prominent Citizens from among the list of at least five (5) qualified persons in the Province of Compostela Valley, as recommended by the Search Committee constituted by the College President, in consultation with the Chairperson of the CHED and the other members of the Board, based on the normal standards and qualifications for the position.

The President of the Faculty Association, the President of the Student Council and the President of the Alumni Association shall serve in the Board only for the duration of their terms of office, as set forth in their respective constitutions and by laws.

The two (2) Prominent Citizens shall serve for a term of two (2) years from the date of appointment.

SECTION 15.Powers and Duties of the Board of Trustees. The Board shall promulgate and implement policies in accordance with the declared State policies on education and other pertinent provisions of the Philippine Constitution on education, agriculture, science and technology, as well as the policies, standards and thrusts of the CHED under Republic Act. No. 7722, otherwise known as the " aSAHCE

In addition to its general powers of administration and the exercise of powers granted to the Board of Trustees of a corporation under existing laws, the Board shall have the following specific powers and duties:

a) To promulgate rules and regulations not contrary to law as may be necessary to carry out the purposes and functions of the College;

b) To receive and appropriate all sums as may be provided for the support of the College in the manner it may determine in its discretion, in order to carry out the purposes and functions of the College;

c) To import duty-free economic, technical and cultural books and/or publications, upon certification by the CHED that such imported books and/or publications are for economic, technical, vocational, scientific, philosophical, historical or cultural purposes, in accordance with the provisions of the Tariff and Customs

d) To receive in trust legacies, gifts and donations of real and personal properties of all kinds and to administer and dispose of the same when necessary for the benefit of the College, and subject to the limitations, directions and instructions of the donor, if any. Such donations shall be exempt from the donor's tax and the same shall be considered as allowable deductions from the gross income in the computation of the income tax of the donor, in accordance with the provisions of the

e) To fix the tuition fees and other necessary school charges such as, but not limited to, matriculation fees, graduation fees and laboratory fees, as the Board may deem proper to impose, after due consultations with the involved sectors.

i) Such fees and charges, including government subsidies and other income generated by the College, shall constitute special trust funds and shall be deposited in any authorized Government depository bank, and all interests that shall accrue there from shall form part of the same funds for the use of the College;

ii) Notwithstanding existing laws, rules and regulations to the contrary, any income generated by the College from tuition fees and other charges, as well as from the operation of auxiliary services and land grants, shall be retained by the College, and may be disbursed by the Board for instruction, research or other programs/projects of the College: provided that all fiduciary fees shall be disbursed for the specific purposes for which these are collected.

iii) If, for reasons beyond its control, the College shall not be able to pursue any project for which funds have been appropriated and allocated under its approved program of expenditures, the Board may authorize the use of said funds for any reasonable purpose which, in its discretion, may be necessary and urgent for the attainment of the objectives and goals of the College;

f) To adopt and implement a socialized scheme of tuition and other school fees for greater access to poor but deserving students;

g) To authorize the construction or repair of its buildings, machinery, equipment and other facilities, and the purchase and acquisition of real property, including necessary supplies, materials and equipment;

h) To appoint, upon recommendation of the President of the College, Vice President, Deans, Directors, heads of department, faculty members and other officials and employees of the College;

i) To fix and adjust salaries of faculty members and administrative officials and employees, subject to the provisions of the Revised Compensation and Position Classification System as modified by Joint Resolution No. 4, dated June 17, 2009 and other pertinent budget and compensation laws governing hours of service and such other duties and conditions as it may deem proper; to grant them, at its discretion, leaves of absences under such regulations as it may promulgate, any provision of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding; and to remove them for cause in accordance with the requirements of due process of law; TIEHSA

j) To approve the curricula, instructional programs and rules of discipline drawn by the Administrative and the Academic councils herein provided;

k) To set policies on admission and graduation of students;

l) To award honorary degrees upon persons in recognition of their outstanding contribution in the fields of education, public service, arts, science and technology, or in any field of specialization within the academic competence of the College; and to authorize the awarding of certificates of completion of non-degree and nontraditional courses;

m) To establish, absorb and integrate non-chartered tertiary institutions within the Province of Compostela Valley as branches in coordination with the CHED, and in consultation with the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), and to offer therein programs or courses, to promote and carry out equal access to educational opportunities as mandated by the Constitution;

n) To establish research and extension centers of the College where such will promote the development of the latter;

o) To establish professional chairs in the College and to provide fellowships for qualified faculty members on scholarships to deserving students;

p) To delegate any of its powers and duties provided for hereinabove to the president and/or other officials of the College as it may deem appropriate, so as to expedite the administration of the affairs of the College;

q) To authorize an external management audit of the College, subject to the rules and regulations of the Commission on Audit (COA); and to institute reforms, including academic and structural changes, on the basis of the audit results and recommendations;

r) To collaborate with other governing boards of the state colleges and universities within the Region XI, under the supervision of the CHED and in consultation with the DBM, and work towards the restructuring of the College to become more efficient, relevant, productive and competitive;

s) To enter into joint ventures or agreements with business and industry for the profitable development and management of the economic assets of the College, the proceeds from which shall be used for the development and strengthening of the College;

t) To develop consortia and other economic forms of linkages with local government units (LGUs), institutions and agencies, both public and private, local and foreign, in the furtherance of the purposes and objectives of the College;

u) To develop academic arrangements for institutional capability-building with appropriate institutions and agencies, public and private, local and foreign, and to appoint experts/specialists as consultants, part-time or visiting or exchange professors, scholars or researchers, as the case may be;

v) To develop modern and other innovative modes of transmitting knowledge such as the use of information technology, the dual learning system, open learning or distance education and community laboratory for the promotion of greater access to education;

w) To establish policy guidelines and procedures for participative decision-making and transparency within the College; TCcDaE

x) To privatize, where most advantageous to the College, the management of non-academic services such as health, food, building or grounds or property maintenance and such other similar activities; and,

y) To extend the term of the President of the College beyond the age of retirement but not beyond the age of seventy (70), whose performance has been unanimously rated by the Board as outstanding, based on the guidelines, qualifications and/or standards set by the Board, after unanimous recommendation by the search committee.

SECTION 16. Meetings and Quorum. The Board shall regularly convene at least once every quarter. However, the Chairperson of the Board may, upon three (3) days prior written notice, call a maximum of two (2) special meetings whenever necessary.

i. A quorum of the Board shall consist of majority of all its members holding office at the time of the meeting: Provided, however, that the Chairperson of the Board or the President of the College is among those present in the meeting.

ii. In the absence of the Chairperson of the CHED, a Commissioner of the CHED, duly designated by him/her, shall represent him/her in the meeting with all the rights and responsibilities of a regular member; provided, however, that during this meeting, the President of the College as Vice Chairperson shall be the Presiding Officer: provided, further, the Chairperson of the CHED is hereby authorized to designate a CHED Commissioner as the regular Chair of the Board, in which case said CHED Commissioner shall act as the Presiding Officer.

iii. In case the Chairpersons of the Congressional Committees on Education shall not be able to attend the Board meeting, they may duly designate their respective representatives to attend the said meeting, who shall have the same rights and responsibilities as a regular member of the Board.

iv. The members of the Board shall not receive any salary but, shall be entitled to reimbursements for actual and necessary expenses incurred, either in their attendance to meetings of the Board or in connection with other official business authorized by resolution of the Board, subject to existing laws and regulations.

SECTION 17. The College President. The administration of the College shall be vested in the College President who shall head and render full-time service to the institution.

i. The College President shall be appointed by the Board, subject to the guidelines, qualifications and/or standards set by the Board and other existing CHED rules and regulations, upon recommendation of a duly constituted search committee.

ii. He/she shall have a term of four (4) years and shall be eligible for reappointment for another term: Provided, that in order to effect a smooth transition of the state college, the CHED shall appoint an Officer-in-Charge of the College, pending the appointment of the first President of the College.

iii. Within six (6) months before the expiration of the term of office of the incumbent President of the College, the Board shall constitute the Search Committee for the Presidency (SCP).

a) Qualifications of the College President In accordance with CMO No. 16, s. 2009, otherwise known as "Rules and Regulations Governing the Search for President of State Universities and Colleges (SUCs)," applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

i. Not less than thirty-five years old and not more than sixty-one (61) years at the time of application.

ii. A natural-born Filipino citizen.

iii. Holder of an earned doctorate degree from a reputable higher education institution. STCDaI

iv. Proven track record as an administrator (President, Vice-President, Dean, Campus Administrator, Director), preferably in the academe, whether in public or private, for at least five (5) years.

v. For candidates who have not previously served as SUC President, he/she must not have been convicted of any administrative offense or of any crime involving moral turpitude, wherein the penalty is more than six (6) months.

vi. For SUC Presidents who are undergoing evaluation for a second term, he/she must not have been convicted of any administrative offense or crime.

b) Powers and Duties of the College President As the Chief Executive Officer of the College, the College President shall, in addition to those specifically provided in RA 10085 and by this IRR, exercise the powers and duties of those usually pertaining to the Office of the President of similar Colleges and Universities, and those delegated by the Board.

i. The College President shall likewise exercise discretionary powers within the bounds of law.

ii. Further, the College President shall be assisted by the Vice President for Academic Affairs, who shall be appointed by the Board, upon recommendation of the President.

c) Duties and Responsibilities of the College President The duties and responsibilities of the College President shall be delegated and conferred by the Board of Trustees upon installation. Thus, the College President shall:

i. Oversee the overall leadership, management and administration of the College; and,

ii. Through the Chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education, submit to the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines, the Senate, and the House of Representatives a detailed report on the condition, programs and needs of the College on or before the 15th day of the second month after the opening of regular classes of each school year.

d) Salary The salary of the President of the College shall be in accordance with the Revised Compensation and Position Classification System as modified by Joint Resolution No. 1 dated June 17, 2009 and shall be comparable to that being received by the Presidents of similar educational institutions.

e) Succession In case of vacancy in the Office of the President by reason of death, compulsory retirement, resignation, removal for cause or incapacity of the President to perform the functions of his/her office, the Board shall designate an Officer-in-Charge of the College within six (6) months from the date of vacancy, pending the appointment of a new President.

In case of vacancy in the Office of the President as mentioned in the immediately preceding paragraph, his/her successor or the Officer-in-Charge, shall serve only the unexpired portion of the term.

SECTION 18. The Administrative Council. There shall be an Administrative Council consisting of the President of the College as Chairperson, Vice-President, Deans, Directors, Branch Directors and other officials of equal rank as members.

a) Function/s It is the duty of the Administrative Council to review and recommend policies governing the administration, management and development of the College to Board of Trustees for appropriate action pursuant to

b) Meetings and Quorum Unless otherwise set or rescheduled, the meeting of the Administrative Council shall be on the third Wednesday of each month, without prejudice to the convening of special meetings.

Each member of the Administrative Council should attend all meetings of the Council. A simple majority of the Administrative Council members shall constitute a quorum. HEAcDC

SECTION 19. The Academic Council. There shall be an Academic Council to be composed of the President of the College, who shall act as Chairperson, Vice President for Academic Affairs as Vice Chairperson, a College Dean as Secretary (designated by the College President) and all academic council members with the rank of at least an assistant professor, as members.

a) Function/s The Academic Council shall:

i. Review and recommend the curricular offerings of the College, including revisions thereof, subject to the approval of the Board and existing policies, guidelines and standards of the CHED;

ii. Fix the requirements for the admission of students, as well as for their graduation and conferment of degrees, subject to review and/or approval of the Board through the President of the College;

iii. Advise the College President on matters that will affect the academic policies of the College;

iv. Recommend or act on policies, academic proposals, student academic programs, and other matters related to instruction;

v. Exercise disciplinary power over students of the College; and,

vi. Formulate academic policies and rules and regulations on discipline, subject to the approval of the Board.

b) Meetings and Quorum The Academic Council shall meet once a semester, preferably two (2) weeks after the end of every semester. The Chairperson may call for special meetings as may be deemed necessary. Each member of the College Academic Council shall attend all meetings of the council. A simple majority of the Council members shall constitute a quorum.

SECTION 20. The Secretary of the College. The Board shall appoint a Secretary, who shall serve as such for both the Board and the College and shall keep all records and proceedings of the Board. He/She shall serve upon each member of the Board the appropriate notice of the Board Meetings.

SECTION 21. The Treasurer of the College. The Treasurer of the Philippines shall be the ex-officio treasurer of the College.


The Vice-Presidents, Deans, Branch Directors, Heads, Coordinators and Other Officers of the College

SECTION 22. Appointment. The College President shall, upon authority of the Board, designate the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Deans, Branch Directors Heads, Coordinators and other officials of the College: provided, that these positions covered by specific laws or guidelines shall be appointed in accordance with the provisions therein.

The College President shall be assisted by the Vice President for Academic Affairs: provided that any reclassification of the same which may be caused by the College President shall be subject to the confirmation of the Board.

SECTION 23. Duties and Responsibilities. The Vice President for Academic Affairs shall assist the College President on the administration and supervision of the following and such other services related to academic matters:

a) College Deans and the faculty of instruction

b) Registrar

c) College Librarian

d) Guidance Counselor

e) Student Affairs and Services Coordinator SIDEaA

f) Planning and Management Information System Officer

The specific duties and responsibilities of the aforementioned offices shall be further defined in the Administrative Manual of the College and which are subject to existing laws, rules and regulations and approval by the Board.

SECTION 24. Terms of Office. The term of office of the Vice-President, Deans, Branch Directors, Heads, coordinators and other officers of the College shall be subject to existing rules and regulations.


Promulgation and Implementation of Policies

SECTION 25. Promulgation and Implementation of Policies. The Board shall promulgate and implement policies in accordance with the declared State policies on education and other pertinent provisions of the Philippine Constitution, as well as with the thrusts, policies, standards and guidelines of the CHED under

All service manuals, policies and guidelines necessary and incidental to ensure proper implementation of the mandates, vision, mission, objectives, programs and plans of the college shall be reviewed and approved by the Board.


Other Related Matters

SECTION 26. The Faculty. No religious opinion or affiliation shall be a matter of inquiry in the appointment of faculty members of the College: provided, that said appointment shall be subject to regulations, policies, standards and guidelines of the CHED and such other guidelines, qualifications and/or standards set by law: provided, further, that no member of the faculty shall teach for or against any particular church or religious sect.

SECTION 27. Scholarship Program/Admission. The College shall provide a scholarship program and other affirmative action programs to assist poor but deserving students who qualify for admission to College.

No student shall be denied admission to the college by reason of gender, religion, cultural or community affiliation or ethnic origin.

SECTION 28. Authority to Loan or Transfer Apparatus/Equipment/Supplies and Detail of Personnel. The heads of the bureaus and offices of the national government are hereby authorized to loan or transfer, upon the request of the College President, such apparatus, equipment and supplies as may be needed by the College, and detail employees for duty therein when, in the judgment of the head of the bureau or office, such apparatus, equipment, supplies or services of such employees can be spared without serious detriment to public service.

The employees so detailed shall perform such duties as required of them by the College President, and the time so employed shall be counted as part of their regular services.

SECTION 29. Appropriations. The amount necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act shall be provided in the General Appropriations Act (GAA).

SECTION 30. Development Plan, Management Audit, Organizational/Administrative/Academic Structure. Within the period of one hundred twenty (120) days after the approval of this IRR, the College shall accomplish the following:

a) Submit a five (5) year development plan, including its corresponding recommendation to the DBM;

b) Undergo a management audit in cooperation with the CHED; and,

c) Accordingly set up its organizational, administrative as well as academic structure, including the appointment of the key officials of the College. cHEATI

SECTION 31. Filing of Report. On or before the fifteenth (15th day) of the second month after the opening of the regular classes of each year, the Board shall file with the office of the President of the Philippines through the Chairperson of the CHED, and with both Houses of Congress, a detailed report on the progress, conditions and needs of the College.


Transitory Provisions

SECTION 32. Operation of Curricular Programs by the College Prior to Its Establishment. All fourth year students in all Bukidnon State University external studies centers in the Municipalities of Monkayo, Maragusan, Montevista, Compostela and New Bataan all located in the Province of Compostela Valley shall graduate under Bukidnon State University.

All on-going 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year students of the following curricular offerings:

1. Bachelor of Public Administration

2. Bachelor of Elementary Education

3. Bachelor of Science Education

4. Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

shall be absorbed by CVSC. In cases where the affected students desire not to transfer in CVSC, the CHED XI shall facilitate their transfer to other CHED-recognized public and private HEIs. The operation of the said curricular offerings shall be subject to the monitoring and evaluation of the commission to ensure compliance with applicable CHED policies, standards and guidelines and duly approved by the Board.

The Bachelor of Science in Public Administration will not be offered by CVSC as it is not part of its mandate as such, a gradual phase out of the program under the transition shall be implemented.

SECTION 33. Transfer of Records. All academic records of the students under the Bukidnon State University shall remain with said institution with a copy furnished to the CVSC.

SECTION 34. Financial Management. CVSC shall exercise reasonable flexibility on the use of its internally generated income to augment its operations and finance the expenses necessary and incidental proper to the implementation of its major functions such as instruction, research, and extension.


Suppletory Application

SECTION 35. Suppletory Application. The provisions of


CHED Monitoring and Evaluation

SECTION 36. CHED Monitoring and Evaluation. The CHED shall conduct regular monitoring and evaluation to determine continuing compliance with the requirements on the College status. In the event that the commission finds that the College does not maintain compliance thereof, it shall submit the appropriate recommendation for the revocation of the College status to the Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture and the House Committee on Higher and Technical Education. ETHaDC


Parity, Separability and Repealing Clauses

SECTION 37. Parity Clause. All other powers, functions and privileges, responsibilities and limitations to state colleges and/or their officials under existing laws shall be deemed granted to or imposed upon the College and/or its officials, whenever, appropriate.

SECTION 38. Separability Clause. If, for any reason, any part or provision of the Act is declared invalid or unconstitutional, the remaining parts or provisions not affected thereby shall remain in full force and effect.

SECTION 39. Repealing Clause. All laws, presidential decrees, executive orders, rules and regulations contrary to or inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.


Revision and Amendment

SECTION 40. Revision and Amendment. This IRR may be revised or amended by the Board upon the recommendation of the College President: provided, that a Committee or Technical Working Group shall be created to study and review any proposal to revise or amend this IRR before the Board may act thereof. The duly approved revised IRR shall be submitted to the CHED for consultation.



SECTION 41. Effectivity. This IRR shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in two (2) newspapers of general circulation in the Philippines.


This Implementing Rules and Regulations are hereby ADOPTED this 13th day of March, 2014 pursuant to Resolution No. 20 of the CVSC Interim Board of Trustees during its 2nd regular meeting.



Rep. by Prof. Ranjit Rye
Member, Committee on Education, Arts and Culture of the Senate


Rep. by Cong. Maria Carmen S. Zamora
Member, Committee on Higher & Technical Education of the House of Representatives

Member, Regional Director of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Region XI

Member, Regional Director of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Region XI