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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Feb 14 2014
AUSTIN — Dr. Francisco Fernandez, professor and chairman of psychiatry and neurosciences at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, will be the founding dean of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
Feb 7 2014
The University of Texas System Board of Regents unanimously approved two milestones in the establishment of a school of medicine in the Rio Grande Valley at a meeting on Thursday. The medical school will be a part of the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley – a single institution that will span the entire Rio Grande Valley and bring limitless educational, economic and medical opportunities to South Texas.
Jan 8 2014
UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa, M.D., will travel to South Texas Tuesday, Jan. 14 to continue dialogue with students, faculty, staff and community leaders about the creation of the new UT and medical school, now officially named The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.