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Juliet V. García

Former President of the University of Texas at Brownsville
García served as president of the University of Texas at Brownsville for 22 years. She played a critical role in establishing the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, where she currently works as a professor. In 2016, Garcia joined the UT System as senior adviser to the chancellor for community, national and global engagement. In 1986, García became the first female Mexican American president of a college or university.