ODESSA - The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is mourning the loss of a former president.
Doctor V.R. Cardozier, the second president of the university, passed away last Sunday.
He was named president in 1975 after serving as Vice President for U.T.P.B. for five years.
He served as President until 1982 and then went on to serve on the Higher Education Faculty at the University of Texas at Austin.
Doctor Cardozier was also the author of several books.
Memorial arrangements are pending.