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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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Fort Worth minority business receives nationwide grant

Cuevas Distribution Inc., a minority- and woman-owned business in Fort Worth, is one of 20 small businesses nationwide to receive a $150,000 grant from Chase as part of the Mission Main Street program.

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Museum District: Area’s evolution creating more interaction, public spaces

Fifteen years ago if someone had shot a cannon from Fort Worth’s world-renowned museum district, nobody would have noticed, joked Lori Eklund, senior deputy director of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. But that has changed.

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Multicultural Alliance president finalist for college position

 

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) — Former Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry is among three finalists to be the next president of Georgetown College.

Newberry is currently vice president and general counsel of the central Kentucky school.

Search committee Chairman William J. Houston announced the finalists Tuesday. The others are Cheryl Kimberling, president, Multicultural Alliance, Fort Worth, Texas; and Jason Rogers, vice president for administration and university counsel, Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn.

William H. Crouch Jr. announced last fall he would retire this summer after leading the school since 1992.

The candidates will meet on campus in the next week with trustees, faculty, staff, alumni, students and members of the community.


 

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