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First public meeting scheduled about committee work on UHV's future

By Victoria Advocate
July 30, 2014 at 2:30 a.m.
Updated July 31, 2014 at 2:31 a.m.


IF YOU GO

• WHAT: UH Sugar Land Transition Team public meeting

WHEN: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: UHV University Center Multi-Purpose Room, 3007 N. Ben Wilson St.

NOTE: The meeting is being simulcast via Interactive Television at UH Sugar Land, George Building 309. Two ITV overflow rooms will be available in Rooms 302 and 312 of the UHV University Center. A website for public comment can be found at uhsa.uh.edu/sugarlandtransition/ for those unable to attend Tuesday.

The first public meeting of a committee working to make the University of Houston-Victoria a self-sustaining campus will be Tuesday.

The UH Sugar Land Transition Team is charged with developing a plan for UHV to become a destination university after the Sugar Land campus joins the UH system next year.

The UHV Work Group, chaired by Victoria native Charles Alcorn, is expected to share some of the work completed by the group's committees.

UHV became a four-year university in 2010 as part of the state's Closing the Gaps plan.

In February, the UH System Board of Regents approved the removal of UHV operations at the UH Sugar Land campus, which helps generate 53 percent of UHV's operating budget allocated for academic programs.

Dana Rooks, UH Sugar Land Transition Team executive director and UH System libraries dean, will provide updates from the team's work groups representing the UH System, UH main campus and UH-Clear Lake.

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