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Committee appointed to seek permanent UNTHSC leader

UNT System Chancellor Lee Jackson announced the appointment of a 17-member Presidential Search Advisory Committee to seek candidates to lead the University of North...

Focus: Education and Training

Hartman named dean at TCU   Philip S. Hartman has been appointed dean of the College of Science and Engineering at Texas Christian University. He...

$45 million upgrade planned for TCU coliseum

Rendering courtesy of HKS ArchitectsBy Robert FrancisThe 52-year-old Daniel-Meyer Coliseum at TCU will receive a $45 million renovation once funds for the project are...

Exxon Mobil employees donate to Louisiana higher education

By A. Lee Graham Exxon Mobil Corp. of Irving and its employees are donating $2.37 million to higher education institutions across Louisiana as as...

TCU board approves staff raises, continues building program

Texas Christian University’s Board of Trustees approved a $511.9 million budget that will provide raises to the staff, pay for new positions and increase...

CEO pay hits 354 times that of average worker; up from 42 in 1980

WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- Chief executives of the nation's largest companies earned an average of $12.3 million in total pay last year -- 354 times...

The Third Annual Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Business Plan Competition

 Gail Bennison Special to the Business Press   The Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures Business Plan Competition focuses on for-profit enterprises that impact society...

Richards, Barrentine fund business plan competition with values component

Gail Bennison Special to the Business Press   Three years ago, real estate entrepreneur Nancy Tartaglino Richards, chairman of First Preston HT, donated substantial...

Entrepreneur program also teaches values

By Betty Dillard   Three years ago, real estate entrepreneur Nancy Tartaglino Richards, chairman of First Preston HT, donated substantial funding and commitment to help...

Children’s vegetable garden at Botanic Garden to promote healthy eating

By A. Lee GrahamThe seeds of healthier living are taking root at the newly expanded Children’s Vegetable Garden at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.At a...

Sparks fly as Senate panel debates school vouchers

WILL WEISSERT,Associated PressAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State senators are trading barbs as the chamber's Education Committee debates a high-profile school voucher bill.Dan Patrick chairs...

U.S. adds 88,000 jobs, fewer than expected

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Hiring slowed sharply in March, with the economy adding only 88,000 jobs, the lowest monthly gain since last June. The...

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How it happened: Inside Biden’s search for a running mate

By JULIE PACE, DAVID EGGERT and KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Gretchen Whitmer wanted out.The Michigan governor had caught the interest...

What to Know: Budget time, COVID housing and ‘If I Had a Hammer’

Trini Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in...

Fort Worth Council approves contract for COVID housing

The Fort Worth City Council approved a $9.3 million proposal to turn unused hotel space into permanent supportive housing for people impacted...

Court upholds murder sentence of ex-cop who shot Black teen

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas appeals court has upheld the murder conviction and 15-year sentence of a white ex-police officer who fatally...