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Mediation

With the retirement of UNT’s Ombuds, Belinda Newman, the university is training 10 faculty and 10 staff to serve a campus mediators.  These mediators will go through a rigorous 40 hour training to become certified mediators.  The training will be completed in October and there are plans to roll out the website by January.  In the meantime, there are many others UNT resources available to assist faculty and staff.  For more information: Click here.

October Newsletter Giveaway

Click here to register for a chance to win the October football package including 2 FREE tickets to the homecoming football game! 

September Giveaway

Congratulations to Paul Hensel of the Department of Political Science, winner of the May newsletter giveaway! This month’s prize is a back to school goodie bag.  Please go to our website and share your news with us to be entered into the drawing - https://vpaa.unt.edu/fs/newsletter/tell-us.

Changes to grading policy and drop process

This spring the Faculty Senate approved changes to the grading policy and drop process that will benefit students, eliminate confusion, and streamline administrative procedures. These changes are noted below: The “WF” grade and timeframe will no longer be used.  All dropped courses will result in a grade of “W.” Students will no longer need instructor approval to drop an individual course. Students wishing to drop a course before the census date will do so through their student portal at my.unt... Read more

CV & Syllabi must be posted to FIS by 8/31

Faculty Information System – CV profile and course syllabus must be loaded into this system the first week of classes. Faculty who need assistance with or additional training in FIS should contact faculty.info@unt.edu.

Journalism Professor Wins Prestigious National Teaching Award

March 2018-  Sheri Broyles, Ph.D., professor for the Mayborn School of Journalism, learned March 7, 2018 that she is a recipient of the Scripps Howard Foundation Teacher of the Year Award. This national award “recognizes excellence in teaching in several areas, including innovative teaching practices, influence on curriculum, mentoring of students and faculty scholarship as it relates to teaching, leadership in educational activities and on-going industry engagement inside and outside the... Read more

2017-2018 Leadership Fellows Graduates

May 2018- 2017-2018 Leadership Fellows Graduates On the back, from the left: Ed Dzialowski, Yunfei Du, Becky Glover, Susan Squires, Brian Collins, Mike McPherson, and Kimberly Luevano On the front, from the left: President Neal Smatresk and Provost Jennifer Cowley

Professor Ana Cleveland receives Maria C. Noyes Award

April 2018- Regents Professor Ana Cleveland receives the 2018 Maria C. Noyes Award, the highest honor that the Medical Library Association confers. The award considers sustained and notable achievement in one of three areas: fostering the art and science of health sciences library service; supporting health sciences research, education and patient care; or promoting cooperation and communication among members. To read more click here!

Inaugural Presidential Early Career Professor Selected

April 2018- Department of Counseling and Higher Education Assistant Professor Angie (Wilson) Cartwright has been selected as UNT's inaugural Presidential Early Career Professor. She will receive $50,000 in support for her research and work in promoting mental health and multicultural competencies among underdeserved communities.

Lain leads UNT Debate team to second state championship

November 2017 – Brian Lain, associate professor and director of debate, Department of Communication Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, led members of UNT Debate to a second consecutive state championship. Competing in Corpus Christi Nov. 3-4, 2017, at the Texas Intercollegiate Forensics Association's Fall State Championship in Corpus Christi, Texas. UNT edged out the University of Texas at Austin, Texas State University, Texas A&M, Wiley College,... Read more

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