Office of the Chancellor
Office of the Chancellor

The Office of the Chancellor (OC) performs the overall management, supervision, and administration of UPLB. It sets the strategic direction that the University takes in order to accomplish its mandates and responsibilities as defined under the UP Charter of 2008 or Republic Act 9500.

Jose V. Camacho, Jr.


Chancellor Jose V. Camacho, Jr. is a professor of economics at the College of Economics and Management (CEM) and was the dean of the Graduate School (GS). He finished his Doctor of Economics in 2007, with specialization in Economics of Education, Labor, and Human Resource Economics at Kyoto University, Japan.

We envision a future-proof UPLB— a university that has relevance and pride of place in national development and international dialogue, one whose human resources are not only at par, but also even exceed those of other global institutions. We aim to become a university known for its heart, for its concern and care for its constituents, and for producing graduates whose drive for public service and compassion for their fellow human beings are second to none.


A future-proof university that provides agile leadership in higher education for the betterment of local and global communities


To sustain UPLB’s relevance by developing methods, approaches, and frameworks to minimize the cost and impacts of shocks of future events and by honing leaders committed to knowledge creation, innovation and cutting-edge research, and public service

Core Values

Compassion, Collaboration, Consolidation, and Cooperation

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