UT Regents Vote to Terminate UTB-TSC Partnership

At a meeting today in Austin, the University of Texas System Board of Regents voted unanimously to terminate its partnership with Texas Southmost College in Brownsville. Now, a four-year process of phasing out the partnership will go into effect with an August 2015 deadline.

The University of Texas at Brownsville has had a thriving partnership with the local junior college since 1991 that allowed students to transition seamlessly from one institution to the other without reapplying. The original agreement was to last 99 years, but the leadership of both institutions believed some tweaks were needed. On Oct. 21, the TSC ...

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