The University of North Texas will have a new vice president for research and economic development on campus July 8 — Thomas McCoy of Montana State University. McCoy brings an aggressive plan to double the university’s research expenditures over the next five years, as well as attract valuable students and faculty.
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Visual Arts Society of Texas member Tonya Littmann of Denton will exhibit a collection of her fine art quilts at the PointBank Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St., through July 11.
Denton County commissioners are in talks with Holt Caterpillar about placing a new site in Denton County.
It could be a while before Dr. Ron Aldridge, ex-CEO of Health Services of North Texas, will get over the fact that he actually retired. “I still say ‘we,’ talking like I am still CEO,” he said. “I still have not gotten over that.” Aldridge, 69, spent 12 1/2 years with the nonprofit agency before retiring May 17.