The University of the East community condoles with the family of former UE College of Business Administration-Manila Dean Macario G. Sevilla, who passed away last September 24, 2021.
Dean Sevilla served as UE CBA Manila Dean from 2003 to 2004. He had also served as UE CBA Manila Vice Dean and faculty member within 1968 to 1973.
He graduated from UE CBA Manila in 1961 with the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration, major in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude. He took and topped the CPA Board Exam of that year. He went on to finish his Master of Arts, major in Business Quantitative Methods, from the University of Washington in 1965. He also managed to be a candidate for a doctoral degree in Business Administration, major in Business Quantitative Methods, minor in Accounting, Production Management, and Business and its Environment, in 1967.
Dean Sevilla served as a partner in the Management Services Division of Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1961 to 1964, 1978 to 1984, and 1988 to 1999. He was also the team leader for the implementation of a new accounting system of the Philippine National Railways, for the preparation of an audit manual of the Development Bank of the Philippines, and for the design and implementation of a modern accounting system for the national government of Indonesia. He had also worked as a Director of External Audit of the United Nations Board of Auditors from 1984 to 1988.
On the academic front, Dean Sevilla was an accounting instructor at Oregon State University from 1967 to 1968 and 1973 to 1975, and Associate Professor of Accounting at the UP College of Business Administration.
During his term as UE CBA Manila Dean, Dean Sevilla spearheaded the creation of the UE Accounting Lecture Series and the Professorial Chair for the improvement of the College’s faculty members. Dean Sevilla also envisioned UE CBA Manila’s achievement of Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) Level III Accredited Status by upgrading the College’s faculty profile.
Rest in peace, Warrior graduate and former UE CBA Manila Dean Sevilla, and thank you for your service to UE…