September Give-Away

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 -

Changes in the Office of Faculty Success

I will be serving as Interim Associate Vice Provost for Faculty while my predecessor, Dr. Michael McPherson, serves as Acting Dean of the Mayborn School of Journalism this year. Mike certainly left big shoes to fill, but I will do my best to keep things moving in his absence. Of all the positions that I have held, I think this is most exciting – what better gig than helping my fellow faculty...

The Latest from CLEAR

The Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign (CLEAR) offers a variety of services to anyone with teaching responsibilities at the university. Services include online course and program development and implementation, as well as support for instructional technologies (such as the university learning management system, Blackboard and Canvas), regardless of class modality. Our ...

Neurodiversity Event

The Office of Equity and Inclusion, in collaboration with the College of Health and Public Service and the Office of Faculty Success, are pleased to host Dr. Margaret Price for one of UNT’s first Neurodiversity Events.  Dr. Price, an associate professor at The Ohio State University, is the author of Mad at School: Rhetorics of Mental Disability and Academic Life which won the Outstanding Book...

News from UNT-International

UNT’s Global Grants:

UNT International provides modest intramural funding to support faculty global engagement activities through the China Venture Fund (CVF), India Venture Fund (IVF), and Global Engagement Grant (GEG). The RFPs for UNT’s Global Grants are anticipated to open on September 5th. Additional information is available at:

Welcome Deans Bruxvoort, Chumbler and Hawley!

The Office for Faculty Success is pleased to welcome Diane Bruxvoort, UNT’s new dean of the Library, Neale Chumbler, UNT’s new dean of the College of Health and Public Service, and Jana Hawley, the new dean of the College of Merchandising, Hospitality, and Tourism and Dean Diane. Welcome to UNT!

Salute to Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Event

October 3 from 2:00- 4:00 in the Library Forum

This event highlights a number of UNT’s outstanding scholars.  In collaboration with the Vice President for Research and Innovation and the UNT library, the Office of Faculty Success will host a Salute to Excellence in Research and Creativity Event.  At this event, we also salute the UNT Faculty who have authored books last academic year.  The UNT...

Turn Out to Support the Mean Green!

UNT’s football team has had back-to-back bowl games under Head Coach Seth Littrell’s leadership, the most recent in New Orleans last fall. Entering his third year at UNT, he led the team into the seventh 9-win season in school history.  The season opener is Saturday September 1 at 6:30 p.m. against SMU. Hope to see you there!

Salute to Faculty Excellence 2018

UNT hosts an annual event to celebrate the accomplishments of our superlative faculty.  You are invited to mark your calendar for the evening of Friday, Oct. 5 to salute UNT’s world-class faculty. This year’s theme is “Celebrating the Impact of a Caring Faculty;” please click here to register. Look for more information coming soon about the events planned for Faculty Excellence Week, scheduled...

Fall 2018

Welcome back to school! I trust that you all had a nice summer and are looking forward to the new school year. I’m pleased to inform you that UNT hired 105 new faculty this fall. I think that says a lot about UNT’s commitment to its faculty and students. I hope you will take the opportunity to greet them and welcome them to the caring UNT community.