About the Provost
Dr. Salvador Hector Ochoa is the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at San Diego State University. Dr. Ochoa earned his Ph.D. in school psychology from Texas A&M University. Dr. Ochoa’s research focuses on bilingual psychoeducational assessment and educational programming issues related to Latino students.
Prior to joining SDSU, Dr. Ochoa served as the Dean of Education at the University of New Mexico and The University of Texas Pan America. He has extensive expertise in fiscal management and oversight, accreditation, assessment, faculty development, enrollment management as well as student retention and success. Dr. Ochoa holds a strong commitment to our institutional values in diversity and inclusion as a binational serving campus.
Executive Assistant to the Provost & Senior Vice President