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Texas A&M San Antonio president to assume Mexico-relations role

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SAN ANTONIO – The inaugural president of Texas A&M University- San Antonio is set to take on a new role within the Texas A&M University system.

Maria Hernandez Ferrier will take on the new role of director of development and Mexico relations. According to a press release from the university, Ferrier will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relations with Mexico. 

Ferrier will remain president at Texas A&M San Antonio until the end of the year and take over the new position starting January 2015.

She has served as president since February of 2010. The university has been recognized as the fastest-growing in Texas the last five years in a row. 

The university will conduct a nation-wide search for Ferrier's replacement.