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18-19 Salute to Faculty Excellence External Award Submissions

Have you recently won an award in your discipline, professional organization, or other academic group?  UNT wants to recognize local, regional, national, and international awards given to faculty in the calendar year 2018.  Please submit your awards at https://vpaa.unt.edu/fs/recognition/external-awards-2018.

Study Abroad Expo

UNT International will host a faculty workshop on Designing a New Faculty Led Program, Wednesday, October 10 from 3:30 – 4:30 in Marquis 107.  They are also holding an expo October 17 from 9:00 – 1:00 in Marquis Hall to learn about study abroad opportunities around the world. UNT Exchange programs, UNT Faculty-Led program leaders and representatives from Affiliate programs will be available to share opportunities and answer any questions - click here.

Tailgating with the Provost

On the weekend of October 22-27, 2018 we will be celebrating homecoming, ending with a football game on Saturday October 27, at 3 p.m. against Rice. Come out and join us with your Mean Green spirit to cheer on the football team!

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

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