Victor Torres began his appointment as NEOMED's director of global engagement yesterday, September 1. Torres comes most recently from the University of Texas (UT) system where he held a lead role in UT Pan American’s recertification for J1 visa designation by the U.S. Department of State. He has provided services for international faculty exchange scholars and their families, as well as faculty-led study abroad programs and partnerships. He is a former English as a Second Language (ESL) program instructor and brings a wealth of international government relations experience from past positions in the Government of the State of San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
Torres holds a B.A. in international relations from El Colegio de San Luis, A.C. Mexico and a M.A. in interdisciplinary studies, with a concentration in global security studies and leadership, from the University of Texas Pan American. His NEOMED office is located just inside the main entrance of the Library in Room L-214.