Salvador Hector Ochoa


Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Salvador Hector Ochoa, Ph.D.
Dr. Salvador Hector Ochoa earned a Ph.D. in School Psychology from Texas A&M University in 1989. He will become the third President of Texas A&M – San Antonio on August 2023. He served as Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at San Diego State University from 2019 to 2023. Dr. Ochoa was professor and dean of the College of Education at The University of New Mexico from 2014 to 2019.  He also served as the Dean of the College of Education at The University of Texas Pan American from 2007 to 2014.  Dr. Ochoa’s research focuses on bilingual psychoeducational assessment and educational programming issues pertaining to Latinx students.  Dr. Ochoa has received several professional honors from Texas A&M University. In 2001, he received the University’s Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching. In 2013, he received the Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development’s Outstanding Alumni Award.