Bob Brown, the senior vice president for finance and administration at the University of North Texas, was given the National Association of College and University Business Officers' Distinguished Business Officer Award. 

Brown was nominated for the award by Chancellor Lesa Roe, UNT President Neal Smatresk and other administrators, citing his work to create the UNT New College at Frisco branch campus. They also noted his support for students and the community in the nomination. 

“I am both humbled and honored to have been selected for this award,” Brown said in a news release. “That such a highly respected group of colleagues would nominate me for my work is one of the highlights of my career. I am so appreciative of their kind words and acknowledgment.”

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