About Dr. Jude Valdez
Jude Valdez is Vice President for Community Services at the University of Texas at San Antonio where he oversees the university’s outreach services and extension programs, including the following:
- Institute for Economic Development
- Institute of Texan Cultures
- PREP Program
- P-20 Initiatives
- Office of Community Outreach
- Office of Extended Education/Special Events
- UTSA Mexico Center
- Child and Adolescent Policy Research Institute.
He was responsible for the planning and development of the University’s downtown campus.
Dr. Valdez’ 20 year career at UTSA has included serving as the Associate Dean of the College of Business, Assistant to the President of The University and founding Director for Institute of Economic Development. While Dr. Valdez’ principle duties at the University of Texas at San Antonio are in the area of administration, he has taught and continues to teach in the department of Management.
He sits on the editorial board for two national small business and entrepreneurship journals. He obtained his doctorate degree from the University of Texas at Austin where he later served as Assistant Dean in the College of Liberal Arts.