Jennifer Evans-Cowley, a UNT alumna with more than a decade of experience in higher education leadership, has been named the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of North Texas.
University of North Texas System Chancellor Lee F. Jackson today announced plans to retire before the end of 2017 from a position he has held for 15 years. Jackson, the second Chancellor in UNT System history, is currently the longest-serving university system chancellor in the State of Texas and has guided UNTS and its three universities through a period of unprecedented growth since being appointed by its Board of Regents in 2002.
Kendra Ketchum, who has more than 22 years of technology experience in higher education and government organizations, has been named the new University of North Texas Information Technology Shared Services (ITSS) chief technology officer.
Luis Lewin will join the UNT System on Nov. 19 as associate vice chancellor for human resources, and will lead the system's services to maintain a high quality support environment for faculty and staff.
Former Super Bowl CEO to bring his “unique expertise” to System’s three campuses.
Dr. Carlos Hernandez has been named controller and associate vice president for finance for UNT. Hernandez also will serve as the controller for the UNT System.
Michael DiPaolo will be responsible for the system-wide consolidation of information technology operations into a shared services model.
Regents approved the nomination of V. Lane Rawlins, making him UNT's 15th president. Rawlins was named sole finalist by the board on Nov. 12 while serving a one-year appointment as UNT's president. Regents also formally approved the hiring of Dan McCarney to serve as UNT's 18th head football coach.
The UNT System Board of Regents approved the nomination of V. Lane Rawlins Nov. 12, beginning the 21-day period required by Texas law before they can officially appoint him to the presidency. Rawlins has been serving a one-year appointment as UNT president.
The UNT System Board of Regents is expected to approve V. Lane Rawlins' nomination at its Nov. 12 meeting.