The University of Rizal System (URS) as an organized academic entity composed of separate but interrelated units coordinates and integrates system-wide functions and activities. It has the prime mandate of providing instruction, research, extension and production to the public.
With the Board of Regents as the highest governing board, the University is also led by its president, Dr. Marita R. Canapi. With her, are three vice-presidents – Dr. Nancy T. Pascual, Vice-president for Administration and Finance; Dr. Flordeliza R. Peńaranda, Vice-president for Academic Affairs; and, Dr. Namerod F. Mateo, Vice-president for Research Development, Extension and Production. The University is also managed by campus directors, unit heads, deans and program heads.
The President is the chief executive officer, university leader and spokesperson. She performs her administrative and leadership work and participates in related activities such as instruction, extension, production and research overseeing all university operations, including programs and policy directions.