Texan becomes 1st Hispanic to lead school system
A Mexican-American pediatric surgeon will become the nation's first Hispanic to preside over a major university system when Dr. Francisco Cigarroa takes the helm at the University of Texas System, which faces financial woes and complaints about diversity.
Cigarroa, a 51-year-old pediatric transplant surgeon from Laredo, looks at his new job as the system's new chancellor starting Monday as an opportunity to exceed expectations.
'Challenges really don't dissuade me from pursuing important opportunities,' Cigarroa told The Associated Press. 'If you're an optimist, you see opportunities, and that's the way I've been brought up.'Full Story
#1 Feb 2, 2009
Americans of colour are making with a new opportunities by way of looting Hispanics with cash returning home not thru the regular border points
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