Dr. Rosario Oreta-Lapus is the eighth president of Miriam College. She is both an educator and a specialist in human development – from early childhood to gerontology. After finishing her undergraduate degree in Manila, she has obtained various post graduate degrees and diplomas from prestigious international universities on both human development and education. She continues to serve the field of education as president of Miriam College, and chairperson of the Consortium of Women’s Colleges in the Philippines, among others. Her personal interests include painting, swimming, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren.


About President Rosario Oreta-Lapus





Board of Trustees


President's Council

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Christina Lecaroz-Elizalde

Executive Assistant to the President

  • Phone : +632 930-MCQC (6272) extn. 1102
  • Email: clecaroz-elizalde@mc.edu.ph
Mary Ann Arcega

Special Projects Coordinator

  • Phone : +632 930-MCQC (6272) extn. 1105
  • Email: marcega@mc.edu.ph
  • Location
    Caritas Hall, Miriam College


Lessie Balledo

Executive Secretary to the President

  • Phone : +632 930-MCQC (6272) extn. 1103
  • Email: lballedo@mc.edu.ph
Marjorie Joyce Montalban

Office Assistant to the President

  • Phone : +632 930-MCQC (6272) extn. 1104
  • Email: mmontalban@mc.edu.ph