DR. JOSE V. CAMACHO JR.
University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)
Dr. Jose V. Camacho, Jr. is the 10th chancellor of UPLB. He was elected by the Board
of Regents at its 1354thmeeting on Sept. 24 and started his three-year term on 01
Dr. Camacho was the dean of the Graduate School (GS) from February 2012 to
October 31 2020, and a professor of economics at the College of Economics and
His vision-mission statement is entitled “Future-Proofing UPLB.”
Dr. Camacho specified the need to future-proof UPLB’s human resources, lifelong
learning and instruction system, research and innovation system, commitment to
public good and social welfare, and global engagement.
Dr. Camacho first served as the associate dean and chair of academic programs and
curriculum of CEM (2007-2012), and chair of the Department of Economics (2001-
He also serves as the chair of the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Graduate
Education, and co-chair of the TWG for the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency
and Accreditation Program, both of the Commission on Higher Education.
Dr. Camacho finished in 2007 his Doctor of Economics, with specialization in
Economics of Education, Labor, and Human Resource Economics at Kyoto University,