Legislator Joining U Of Texas-Pan Am Staff

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The University of Texas-Pan American has hired Veronica Gonzales, a Democratic state representative from McAllen, as vice president for university advancement.

Gonzales, right, will join the university’s staff July 1.

“She is committed to UT-Pan American’s mission of reaching out to the Valley and transforming the Valley through higher education,” Robert Nelsen, the university’s president, said in a statement. “Veronica is a proven fundraiser with a brilliant mind and will make a difference at the university, just as UT-Pan American is making a difference in the Valley.”

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