University of St. La Salle

USLS names Minnie Chua as new University Chancellor

The University of St. La Salle (USLS) hires its 1st Lay University Chancellor  Minnie Obstaculo Chua, effective August 15, 2023.

This appointment follows a selection process, culminating in unanimous approval by the USLS Board of Trustees through a referendum vote last August 10, 2023. 

A distinguished alumna of St. Joseph's High School La Salle (SJHS LS) in 1988, Chua earned her degree in Bachelor of Science in Commerce- Accounting, Magna Cum Laude at USLS. 

Chua's professional background spans the academe and the banking industry, culminating in her noteworthy position as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Victorias Milling Corporation and its diverse subsidiaries. 

The University of St. La Salle is enthusiastic about the vision and leadership that Minnie O. Chua will bring to her role as Chancellor. 

Meanwhile, Br. Joaquin Severino Martinez FSC, D.Min, remains as University President with a role more focused on the strategic directions of expanding the Lasallian Education Mission including the development of the USLS Granada Campus, and opportunities to establish academe and industry  partnerships towards responsive and future-ready education. 

The Brother President will also continue networking with various institutions, foundations, and associations to create new funding opportunities to support the University’s mission and the endeavors of Lasallian partners and stakeholders in the community.