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UT Regents Approve Name For Merged Border Campuses

AUSTIN (December 12, 2013) Two recently merged University of Texas campuses along the southern border will be named the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley after a unanimous vote by the UT System Board of Regents Thursday.

The campus combines UT Brownsville and UT Pan American to former a regional university, including a medical school.

Classes are expected to begin in the fall of 2015.

Others proposed names included University of Texas South and University of Texas International.

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