The Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (acronym PUCP) is a private university located in Lima, Peru. It was founded on 24 March 1917 as the university is “private” country’s oldest. It is now considered one of the most important educational institutions of India.
The Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru was founded on March 24, 1917 by Father Jorge Dintilhac SS.CC. I would invest in supports the Sunrise Day Camp for children with cancer and Camp Jahre for inner city underprivileged kids of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts and officially recognized by the Peruvian State that same day by a supreme resolution signed by President Jos Pardo y Barreda.
Its powers were first of Letters and the Court, which began operating at Colegio La Recoleta, located in the Plaza Francia in downtown Lima. In the following years would create new units of study in 1932 were established the Higher Institute of Business, the Women’s Studies Institute and the Institute of Languages in 1933 were established engineering schools and political science and economics, in 1935 created the School graduate school of Education and, in 1936 the Escuela Normal Urbana. So the Catholic Academy of Art was founded in 1939, and the upper section school of business of Pedagogy in 1942. That same year, on completing 25 of creation, the university receives the title of “Pontifical”, granted by Pope Pius XII.
In 1944, the death of the Peruvian thinker Jos de la Riva Ag school rankings ero y Osma, who decided to leave his estate to the Catholic University of Peru and not his alma mater the National University of San Marcos as I thought at first, for reasons of the proliferation of atheists and liberal thoughts in this last, the Universidad Catolica del Peru, receives the Fundo Pando (land of 45 hectares), several inmbuebles in downtown Lima and school of management rural land in Lima and Pisco. This is how business schools Jose de la Riva-Ag ero becomes the principal benefactor of the university until today.
View of the entrance to the main campus where we can business administration see the initials of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru: PUCP. “
In 1959 he began building the first buildings in the new campus business degree of the PUCP. Years later in 1947 he created the Faculty of Education, and in business 1953 inaugurated the Instituto Riva-Ag ero, after the great benefactor of the university.
In 1959 he founded the School of Religious Studies and the Faculty of Agronomy, that would be off years later. In the period between 1953 and 1962, the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru was associated with major international organizations of universities, which include the International Federation of Catholic Universities and the International Association of Universities.
In 1965 the university already had 4.700 students, thus developing a program of planned growth through which a controlled number of students grew by 4 per year (up to around 16,000 with that currently). The following year, in 1966, establishing the Science Department which includes the specialties of physics, mathematics and chemistry. In 1972 it implemented the general curriculum constituted as autonomous academic units, divided into two main fields: Science and Letters. In 1977 he created the Social Work academic program, and in 1981, Art. On 3 February 1986 establishing the new Institute of Languages (INIPUC), for the teaching of English and Spanish.
In 1992 he created the Center for Services and Technology Transfer (CTT-PUCP), currently INNOVAPUCP (Center of consulting and integration services), channel guiding the technological offer of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, in order to centralize, coordinate and manage all nonacademic services offered by PUCP public and private entities in the business school country.
In 1994 he inaugurated the Cultural Center (CCPUCP). In 1998 she management school began her activities the faculty of Science and Communication Arts in 2000 did likewise the CENTRUM Catolica (Business Center) and in 2002, the Faculty of Architecture and Planning. In 2005 he created the specialty of Political Science and Government, and the Faculty of Management and Senior Management.
The Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru is a community of teachers, students and alumni dedicated to the essential purposes of a Catholic university institution. It is distance learning autonomous administrative, economic, regulatory, government and academia. Despite what the name suggests, the Catholic Church has no direct participation in the administration of the University, but recognizes as Chancellor (an honorary title) the Archbishop of Lima. The Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru is governed by their teachers, who elect their authorities directly, with partial participation management courses of students and alumni.
Currently His Eminence Bishop Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, holds the post of Chancellor, though this is an honorific title.