Dean Froilan Bacungan explained why he allowed Imee to enroll but not graduate
See for yourself: Imee Marcos is NOT in UP’s 1983 official yearbook of graduates
My thanks to all those who leaked the documents to me
By Raïssa Robles
I always knew that Imee Marcos, daughter of dictator Ferdinand Marcos, never graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Law.
I heard this directly from the UP law professors who had her as a student or were teaching there at that time.
I heard this directly from my father, the late Prof. Jose F. Espinosa, who became UP Law evening dean and who was one of Imee Marcos’ professors and, briefly, her tutor.
I heard this directly from Professors Ed Labitag, Carmelo Sison, Myrna Feliciano, Haydee Yorac, and even from UP law dean Irene Cortes (my godmother in my confirmation).
I was told that because Imee did not fulfill all the requirements for graduating from UP Law, they held graduation ceremonies just for her and her parents.
At that time, though, I had attributed her not finishing and graduating to her pregnancy. [READ MORE…]