The Brief: Cigarroa to Leave UT Chancellor Post

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News broke Sunday night of a big move at the UT System: Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa will be stepping down after a successor is named.

What began as a story citing unnamed sources soon was confirmed when an email disclosing his plans was given to members of the media. The announcement will be made Monday morning. In the email, Cigarroa said he expected the search for his successor would begin in the coming weeks.

It was reported that Cigarroa plans to take over as head of pediatric transplant surgery at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio ...

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