REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11008, March 27, 2018
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COMPOSTELA VALLEY STATE COLLEGE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 26 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10598, ENTITLED: "AN ACT ESTABLISHING A STATE COLLEGE IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF COMPOSTELA, PROVINCE OF COMPOSTELA VALLEY TO BE KNOWN AS COMPOSTELA VALLEY STATE COLLEGE, INTEGRATING THEREWITH AS REGULAR BRANCHES THE BUKIDNON STATE UNIVERSITY EXTERNAL STUDIES CENTERS IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF MONKAYO, MARAGUSAN, MONTEVISTA AND NEW BATAAN, ALL LOCATED IN THE PROVINCE OF COMPOSTELA VALLEY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR"
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. Section 26 of Republic Act No. 10598 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 26. Compliance With CHED Requirements. - The Compostela Valley State College shall comply with the following operational requirements of a state college:
"(a) At least seventy percent (70%) of undergraduate programs have a well-defined core curriculum that has a holistic approach in developing thinking, problem solving, decision-making, communication, technical and social skills in line with the state college's mission;
"(b) One hundred percent (100%) of faculty teaching in the doctoral programs must have doctoral degrees:
"(c) At least, fifty percent (50%) of the full-time permanent faculty members must have the relevant degrees as required by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in the subject they handle;
"(d) All other faculty should have the relevant degrees as well as licenses (for licensed programs). or experience in the subject areas they handle;
"(e) Learning resources and support structures for the HEI's programs, and compliant with the minimum requirement based on. CHED Policies, Standards and Guidelines (PSGs); and
“(f) Outreach programs involving students in social-development oriented experiences that allow them to contextualize their knowledge within actual social and human experiences.
"The institution shall retain its status prior to the effectivity of this Act until it is able to comply with the requirements provided herein."
SEC. 2. A new section denominated as Section 26-A is hereby inserted after Section 26 of the same Act to read as follows:
"SEC. 26-A. The state college shall also adopt the voluntary nongovernment accreditation system in aid of quality and excellence in higher education."
SEC. 3. All laws, executive orders, decrees, instructions, rules and regulations contrary to or inconsistent with any provision of this Act are hereby amended, repealed or modified accordingly.
SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general, circulation.
(SGD.) AQUILINO "KOKO" PIMENTEL III
President of the Senate
(SGD.) PANTALEON D. ALVAREZ
Speaker of the House of Representatives
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives on May 2, 2017, amended by the Senate on December 11, 2017, and which amendments were concurred in by the House of Representatives on January 23, 2018.
(SGD.) LUTGARDO B. BARBO
Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) CESAR STRAIT PAREJA
House of Representatives
Approved: MAR 27 2018
(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines