Kimberly Miloch, director of Quality Enhancement Programs at Texas Woman’s University, explains the conference-call system used to connect the other TWU campuses to Barbara D'Auria Lerner, associate provost of Undergraduate Studies and Academic Partnerships, during Thursday’s grand opening of the Pioneer Center in Denton
The University of North Texas libraries — potentially facing new budgetary hits of $1.7 million in staff benefit costs — have been struggling with budget problems for the past three years because of rising costs of materials and other resources and a fluctuation in funding, according to university documents.
With a projector screen reading “We Did It!” in the background, Texas Woman’s University provost and vice president for academic affairs, Robert Neely, tells the audience on Thursday at Hubbard Hall in Denton about his reaction to receiving the news of TWUs accreditation reaffirmation on his cellphone. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has reaffirmed TWU’s accreditation for an additional 10 years, which will make 90 years of SACS accreditation for the school.
Even on the hardest days of his presidency at the University of North Texas, Lane Rawlins could find a reason to smile just by leaving his office in the Hurley Administration Building and interacting with students. Rawlins will step down from the role of president at the end of the week and transition into the role of president emeritus.
It looked simple enough. Visitors and students dipped a folded bundle of fabric into a white bucket of deep blue dye. With each dip, the college students who started a natural dye garden on campus saw their project come closer to fruition.
The Denton City Council could vote as soon as Dec. 10 on a developer’s agreement that would eventually bring a new convention center and full-service hotel to the city. Months of talks over the proposed public-private partnership are expected to go into high gear in the next few weeks, with the University of North Texas Board of Regents expected to vote on its part of the agreement Dec. 5.
The president of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas — and a former dean at the University of Texas at Arlington — was named the sole finalist for the president’s job at the University of North Texas during a special meeting of the UNT Board of Regents on Wednesday.