UNT administrator honored with fellowship

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 09:23

DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas is pleased to announce that Brandi Renton, UNT’s associate vice president for Administrative Services, has been selected by the National Association of College and University Business Officers as a 2018 NACUBO Fellow.

“I am deeply honored to have been selected as a fellow this year and have a chance to learn alongside my peers from the nation’s top colleges and universities,” said Renton. “This opportunity will allow me to expand my business and finance knowledge related to higher education. I want to use this experience as a way to support both my career development and UNT.”

 Renton leads the administrative services team of business process analysts, a trainer, a communications strategist and a policy manager in developing proactive solutions for UNT and the university’s Division of Finance and Administration. She and her team work with Toyota, adapting the car manufacturer’s lean process techniques to address issues at the university. Renton, who was the UNT campus human resources director prior to her role with administrative services, currently also serves as the UNT System’s interim chief human capital officer.

“I am thankful to Vice President for Finance and Administration Bob Brown for nominating me,” Renton said. “His support of my participation in the fellows program is a reflection of his belief in the importance of developing and maintaining employees’ leadership skills and professional growth.”

As a fellow, Renton will be involved in an intensive year of development for higher education professionals who aspire to be chief business officers. Fellows work together and with higher education presidents, provosts and chief business officers to deepen their knowledge of business management, institutional communications and the expanding role of the chief business officers on campus. They also evaluate and enhance their leadership skills as they learn the core competencies needed to succeed.


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