Dr. Arnold E. Velasco is the sixth president of Tarlac State University.
He is an alumnus of Tarlac College of Technology (now TSU) where he finished his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree in 1989.
He served as the Vice President for Academic Affairs of Tarlac Agricultural University from January 2021 to March 2022. Other administrative positions previously held by Dr. Velasco are: TAU College of Education Dean (2014-2016), Admission and Registration Services Director (2016-2020), and Research and Development Director (2020-2021).
He will serve as the President of TSU starting April 1, 2022 until March 31, 2026.