After five years, Francisco Cigarroa announced Monday morning that he is stepping down as University of Texas System Chancellor.
Cigarroa says he's leaving to head the pediatric transplant surgery department at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.
"It really ended up being a very personal decision as to what is my next role in life?" Cigarroa said at a press conference Monday morning. "What’s the next mountain I want to climb?"