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Texas has old, new candidates to offer as presidential hopefuls

The Republican Party has long been riven between its establishment and conservative wings, a split that plays out every four years in the race for the White House.

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Two from Fort Worth appointed by Gov. Abbott to university boards

Steve Hicks, a University of Texas System regent who has been a vocal opponent of regents who have criticized the system’s flagship campus in Austin, was reappointed to the board by Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday. 

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Fort Worth draws closer to deal with Lancaster developer

City staff are planning to introduce the developer Feb. 3 at a meeting of the City Council's Housing and Economic Development Committee.

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Compass BBVA names Happel CEO for Fort Worth

BBVA Compass has appointed Brian Happel, most recently the Fort Worth city president, its chief executive officer of Fort Worth.

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Two Fort Worth Baylor medical properties acquired

Baylor Surgical Hospital of Fort Worth and Baylor Surgical Hospital Integrated Medical Facility are among three facilities acquired by Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II Inc.

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Texas Wesleyan business school receives AACSB accreditation

Texas Wesleyan University’s School of Business Administration has achieved accreditation by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the school announced May 12.
AACSB is the premier accreditor of business schools in the world and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business programs, according to the school.

“AACSB accreditation validates the high quality of education we provide our students and affirms that Texas Wesleyan’s School of Business Administration stands among the top schools for business education in the world,” Texas Wesleyan President Frederick G. Slabach said. “We are extremely proud of what this accomplishment means for our students, faculty, alumni, Fort Worth and the entire North Texas community.”
This is Texas Wesleyan’s initial accreditation and it must be renewed every five years.
Hector Quintanilla, dean of Texas Wesleyan’s School of Business Administration, says the accreditation will drive increased awareness of the school within the business community and attract students locally, nationally and internationally.
“This is a great achievement for our school and a great asset for Fort Worth,” he said. “Businesses understand the value of AACSB accredited programs and look for it when interviewing candidates or sending employees back to school to further their education.”

Locally, Texas Christian University, the University of North Texas and the University of Texas at Arlington have accreditation by the AACSB. - Robert Francis
 

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