House Representative

Straus, Joe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 02/10/2014

STRAUS STATEMENT ON CHANCELLOR CIGARROA'S UPCOMING RETURN TO SAN ANTONIO

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus (San Antonio) released the following statement Monday after University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa announced his upcoming resignation:

“Francisco Cigarroa has done an outstanding job as Chancellor of the University of Texas System and I want to thank him for his tremendous service. His stewardship and vision have played a large role in the success and growth of UT System institutions. Chancellor Cigarroa is deeply respected in the Legislature for his leadership, his honesty and his effective advocacy on behalf of higher education. Julie and I look forward to welcoming Francisco back to San Antonio as he continues to make a profound difference in the lives of Texas families.”


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