Texas A&M Buys Texas Wesleyan Law School & Makes It Public
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - Texas A&M University has fulfilled a longtime goal Monday with its acquisition of Texas Wesleyan Law School. The former private law school was renamed Texas A&M University School of Law and will become a public institution.
The $73 million deal was in the works for a year. The school will specialize in business and intellectual property law.
A year ago, the Texas A&M University System announced its plan to buy the downtown Fort Worth law school for $25 million with the promise to make it a top-tier institution that draws students from around the nation.
The law school will remain in its current buildings, which Texas A&M is renting from Wesleyan. The purchase is expected to provide additional resources for the law school and help it achieve a higher profile. The new website for Texas A&M University School of Law went live today.
(©2013 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)
- Ice Cream Shop Owner Especially Ready For Spring
- Students Campaign For School Closures On Social Media
- North Texas Preps For Another Winter Storm
- Texans Scramble To Protect Plants & Flowers From Cold
- Rangers Drop First Preseason Game To KC Royals 13-2
- Airline Reservation System Back Up After Failure
- George Zimmerman Stopped For Speeding In North Texas
- 4 Dead & 4 Wounded In 2 Related DFW Shootings
- PHOTOS: Local Mugshots
- PHOTOS: Your Pet Pictures