Faculty Regent Philip Ian P. Padilla visited UP Mindanao on 02 September for a consultation with the faculty members. The faculty units represented were the Departments of Humanities, Social Science, Human Kinetics, Biological Science, Food Technology, Math and Computer Science, and the School of Management. Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion welcomed Regent Padilla to his second visit, recalling his first at the 18th Commencement last June. Academic Affairs OIC Nilo Oponda gave the context of the forum as being among the functions of the Regent. Regent Padilla adopted the question-and-answer format for a free-wheeling discussion and expressed his hope of being able to answer any and all queries based on policies of the UP Board of Regents and any other clarifications on issues applicable to UP Mindanao.