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Texas A&M completes acquisition of law school

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University has completed its purchase of the private Texas Wesleyan School of Law in Fort Worth.

A&M officials in College Station say the deal closed Monday. The new school will be named the Texas A&M University School of Law going into the fall term.

A&M officials say all accreditations for the law school remain in effect.

A purchase agreement was announced in June 2012. No acquisition cost was immediately released.

A&M has pursued adding a law school for more than 40 years.

Texas Wesleyan was founded in 1890 and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

 

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Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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