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UTPA president testifies before congressional members
By Melissa Vasquez, Senior Editor
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Posted: 10/06/2003
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Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez, president of The University of Texas-Pan American, joined other university presidents from South Texas to discuss how to expand educational opportunities for Hispanics Monday, Oct. 6 at the UTPA International Trade and Technology Building. Nevárez testified before a Subcommitee on Select Education of the U.S. House of Representatives, which included Congressman Ruben Hinojosa and Select Education Subcommitte Chairman Peter Hoekstra, Michigan. Pictured from left to right are Nevárez, Dr. Rumaldo Juarez, president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Dr. John Brockman, president of Coastal Bend Community College. Back row are Dr. Shirley Reed, president of South Texas Community College; and Dr. Juliet Garcia, president of the University of Texas-Brownsville.