UNT Interim Provost, Dr. Michael McPherson

Dr. Michael McPherson, UNT Provost

Interim deans for CLASS and Engineering

Dear Faculty and Academic Staff,

After careful consideration, I am honored to announce interim deans for the Colleges of Engineering and Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

Dr. Shengli Fu, chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering, will serve as interim dean of the College of Engineering after Dean Hanchen Huang’s departure on July 15.

Dr. James Meernik, Regents Professor of political science and interim chair of the Department of Technical Communication, will... Read more

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