DMN: UT Arlington students and staff meet their leader-in-waiting
The sole finalist to lead The University of Texas at Arlington
visited campus Wednesday and spoke in big-picture terms about his vision
for the school, The Dallas Morning News reported.
Vistasp Karbhari, chief academic officer at the University of
Alabama-Huntsville, praised UTA for giving students a great education in
nursing, engineering and other fields while pursuing “transformational”
research. As UTA tries to achieve national prominence, Karbhari said,
it must strike a balance of teaching and research. Additional coverage
appears at the newspaper’s Education Blog.
Finalist for UT Arlington president calls Tier One status a journey
Steering The University of Texas at Arlington toward top tier research
status and helping build a stronger campus community are keys to helping
the institution grow, Vistasp Karbhari, the lone finalist to be the
school's next president, said Wednesday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
reported. "UT Arlington seems poised to be among the best in the nation
in what it does," Karbhari said. The newspaper’s coverage included a photo gallery.