UT-Brownsville President Not Applying for Top UT-RGV Post

Editor's note: This story was updated to reflect that Robert Nelsen, the president of UT-Pan American, has applied for the UT-RGV presidency.

After more than two decades as the president of the University of Texas at Brownsville, Juliet García said on Friday that she has decided not to apply for the presidency of the school that will form from the merger of her institution and the University of Texas-Pan American.

The new university, which will span South Texas and include a medical school, will be called the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley. At a meeting of the University ...

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