Garcia appointed as new Vice President for Academic Affairs

July 3, 2017


Dr. Leonita P. Garcia is the new Vice President for Academic Affairs,

Before being appointed by President Pacifico Aniag to her new post last July 3, Garcia had served as vice-chair of the Wesleyan Board of Trustees.

She replaced Dr. Estrellla Buenaventura who had been reassigned to the Wesleyan Maria Aurora Campus in Maria Aurora, Aurora.

Garcia finished her Bachelor of Science in Education degree, major in General Science, at Northern Christian College in Laoag City in 1976, She took up Master of Arts in Teaching, major in Biology, at Marikina Institute of Science and Technology in 1985 and finished her Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education, major in Biology, at the University of the Philippines College of Education in 1995.

She worked as a professor at Cagayan State University Graduate School from 1995, and college dean in the same university from 1997 up to 2015.

She sat as a member of the board of trustees of John Wesley College in Tuguegarao City and Northern Philippines Academy in Gattaran,Cagayan.

She is married to Robert Garcia, a retiree, with whom she has three children – Hackel, 30; Wilkind, 28; and Eunice, 24.