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Regents OK $100 million to support UT Tyler School of Medicine

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This medical school will be the first for Northeast Texas and the seventh for the University of Texas system.

TYLER, Texas — The University of Texas System Board of Trustees on Thursday approved $100 million over the next 10 years to fund expenses associated with starting the medical school at UT Tyler.

The board announced that the funding will go towards capital expenditures to ensure the new medical school has the right environment to attract and retain outstanding medical school faculty and students. It will also help improve biomedical research and core residency programs.

“The opportunity for the Regents to reinvest in this unique opportunity to improve the quality of life and health of the people of East Texas is gratifying,” said Kevin P. Eltife, Chairman of the Board of administration of the UT system. Regents.

This medical school will be the first for Northeast Texas and the seventh for the University of Texas system. The future faculty of medicine should welcome its first promotion next summer.

“The Board of Regents has once again reinforced its commitment to the health of Texas at every possible opportunity,” said UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken. “This latest allocation reflects the focus on East Texas as a vital region for high-quality medical education and healthcare delivery, and today’s decision by the Regents represents a further demonstration of their commitment.”

UT Tyler President Dr. Kirk Calhoun said he and the UT Tyler community are grateful to the Regents for “constantly and generously ensuring that (the) new medical school is ready for the most successful launch imaginable”.

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