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Finalist for UTRGV president will visit South Texas May 16

May 9 2014

Guy Bailey, the sole finalist for president of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, will meet with South Texas students, staff, faculty and local leaders on May 16.

Bailey, the former president of Texas Tech University and the University of Alabama, will participate in open forums on the campuses of UT Brownsville and UT Pan American.

UTRGV Spring Symposium presentations available online

Apr 30 2014

On April 24, UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa, M.D., along with administrators, staff and students from The University of Texas Brownsville and UT Pan American met in South Texas for the UT Rio Grande Valley Spring Symposium.

UTRGV Spring Symposium videos available online

Apr 30 2014

On Thursday, April 24, 2014, UT System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., welcomed approximately 275 faculty, staff and administrators from The University of Texas Brownsville, The University of Texas-Pan American and The University of Texas System to  the UT Rio Grande Valley Spring Symposium in McAllen, Texas.

Regents name Guy Bailey sole finalist for president of UTRGV

Apr 28 2014

AUSTIN – Guy Bailey, a proven leader with extensive experience at the helm of large research institutions, has been selected by The University of Texas System Board of Regents as the sole finalist for the historic position of founding president for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Chancellor Cigarroa to host UTRGV Spring Symposium in McAllen

Apr 23 2014

AUSTIN – More than 400 faculty, administrators, staff and students from the University of Texas Brownsville and the University of Texas Pan American have been working diligently for several months help chart a course for the UT System to bring both campuses together as one university – UT Rio Grande Valley.

UTRGV to be home to NCAA Division I athletic program

Apr 2 2014

Officials from The University of Texas System today announced plans regarding the future of UT Brownsville’s athletic program as the campus and UT Pan American begin transitioning to the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, opening in fall 2015.

Chancellor Cigarroa to visit South Texas Wednesday

Mar 21 2014

UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa, M.D., will visit the South Texas High School for Health Professions (Med High) in Mercedes on March 26 to continue the ongoing conversation about the establishment of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

The event will start at 10 a.m. at Med High, 700 Med High Drive in Mercedes. Because of construction on the campus, please park in the parking lot across from the Bibliotecha Las Americas building. Enter the school through the north entrance, near the pavilion. Members of the media and others must check in once entering the school.

UT System seeks proposals for UTRGV administrative headquarters

Mar 14 2014

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System today posted a request for proposals (RFP) to seek offers for the most suitable site for the administrative headquarters for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Board of Regents to interview candidates for UTRGV presidency

Mar 7 2014

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System Board of Regents will soon interview five candidates for the position of president for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

During a special meeting today, Regents received an update on the progress of the presidential search committee and approved a motion to interview candidates at a future board meeting.

The search process is being conducted according to the same rules and guidelines as other UT System presidential searches.

Inaugural dean at UTRGV’s School of Medicine to be introduced to Valley community

Feb 19 2014

 

Dr. Francisco Fernandez, who has been selected to assume the historic position of founding dean for The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s much-anticipated School of Medicine, will visit the region on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

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