Foundation of what was then Colegio de San Jose-Recoletos.
A two-storey college building fronting Magallanes St. was built.
Construction of San Agustin Hall Annex to Extend the whole length of the old structure.
1979 & 1985
Awarded “Outstanding Institution of Learning” by the City and Province of Cebu.
Additional site as Basak, Pardo, Cebu City was purchased for High School and Elementary departments.
Passed the formal survey conducted by PAASCU (Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities).
Categorized as Level 2 in Various programs, until later it reached Level 3. It Attained the University status, thus its new name: University of San Jose-Recoletos.
Celebrated its Golden Anniversary with Reco-Workshop pointing out its “new vision, mission and goals… which will set the direction of the university in the next Millenium.”
August 20, 2001
Granted full Autonomy status by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).
July 14, 2004
BOT’s approval of the purchase of a 20-hectare lot in Ormoc, Leyte in view of constructing a satellite school.
October 22, 2005
Blessing of the 5-storey St. Ezekiel Moreno Building in Basak campus to house the Colleges of Education and ICCT.
September 4, 2008
Groundbreaking ceremonies of the Balamban Campus, in partnership with Tsuneishi Heavy Industries, Inc.
1947 Martin Legarra
1958 Federico Terradillos
1961 Pedro Peña
1964 Francisco Monasterio
1970 Miguel Navarro
1971 Victor Jose Lluch
1973 Francisco Siguenza
1976 Blas Montenegro
1979 Hernando Coja
1982 Rafael Cabarles
1988 Emeterio Buñao
2000 Walthrode Conde
2003 Constantino Real
2006 Anthony Morillo