Lyceum of the Philippines University-Batangas (LPU-B), a private tertiary educational institution located in Region IV-A was established in 1966 by the late Senator, Dr. Sotero H. Laurel adopting the educational philosophy of his father, former President of the Philippines-Jose P. Laurel. The present members of the Board of Trustees of LPU-B belong to a family of reputable educators in our country, namely: Mrs. Lorna P. Laurel as the Chair with the following members: Miss Josefina P. Laurel, Atty. Roberto P. Laurel, Mr. Carlos P. Laurel, Mr. Ricardo P. Laurel, Dr. Peter P. Laurel, Atty. Mark P. Laurel, Dr. Paulino Y. Tan, and Dr. Yolinda G. Balmes. This institution formally received its University status from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in 2008. Consequently, it has also maintained the Autonomous status, the highest recognition being awarded by CHED to few tertiary educational institutions in the country, after obtaining it in 2009 and 2016.
LPU-B is committed to a culture of quality and excellence marked by a familial spirit and a harmonious work environment that is embedded in its vision and mission.
Believing that schools should provide quality education, the LPU-B management crafted the vision of becoming a leading university in the Asia Pacific Region, dedicated to the development of the integral individual who constantly seeks the truth and acts with fortitude (Veritas et Fortitudo) in the service of God and country (Pro deo et Patria). To meet the present demands of the highly competitive world, this vision was reviewed several times and now reads To be a recognized industry-driven university in the Asia Pacific Region by 2026. Correspondingly its mission statement was also reviewed to ensure that LPU-B achieves its new vision.