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Juan Miró

Distinguished professor, UT-Austin

Juan Miró is an award-winning architect and is the David Bruton, Jr. Centennial Professor in Urban Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. A native of Spain, Miró came to the United States in 1989 with a Fulbright Scholarship, and in 2008 he became a U.S. citizen. Since 1996, he has lived with his wife in Texas, where their children were born.

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Muny’s fate must be considered with UT’s interests in mind

It is natural for many to advocate leaving Muny and the tract alone. We would agree completely if the challenges of fulfilling UT’s mission were different. Unfortunately, things have changed a great deal even in the last 10 years: UT now finds itself in a city suffering an affordability crisis even as the Legislature continues to cut financial support to the university.