As part of its academic freedom, the University of the Philippines has the prerogative to determine who may teach its students. The Civil Service Commission has no authority to force it to dismiss a member of its faculty even in the guise of enforcing Civil Service Rules.
[ G.R. No. 132860, April 03, 2001 ]
UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AND ALFREDO DE TORRES, PETITIONERS, VS. CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, RESPONDENT.