UT and TSC sign agreements for separation of campuses
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — University leaders, both from the University of Texas System and Texas Southmost College, have signed an agreement for the separation of campuses.
UT System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa and TSC President Lily F. Tercero both signed agreements for leasing and property transactions to define both campuses in separating the schools for the first time in 20 years.
The agreements will require both institutions to exchange, sell or lease out property and buildings for each campus.
TSC will receive the Science, Engineering and Technology Building, UT's purchasing contract for the National Guard Armory building with the City of Brownsville and a $28.5 million payment for acreage, buildings and TSC improvements.
UT will get several tracts of land, buildings, parking lots, the Student Union and TSC's Library and classroom buildings and still allowing TSC students access to the library.