University Advancement Annual Report 2018-2019

Breaking the Record

Because of the generosity of friends and donors, FY 2018-19 was another record-breaking year in fundraising for University Advancement.

Overall commitments grew to a record $61 million, including the largest gift in university history — $30 million from G. Brint Ryan (’88, ’88 M.S.) and his wife, Amanda....

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Digitization project will preserve artifacts, enable research and provide student professional development opportunities.

Preserving and presenting fashion history

The UNT Diamond Eagles Society — donors who work together to fund an annual, high-impact project on campus — voted to support Digitizing the Texas Fashion Collection in 2019-20. Thanks to the group’s collective investment, more of the Texas Fashion...

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A $1.2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will promote Open Access through a new data trust for scholarly publishing.

In data we trust: UNT receives grant for new Open Access cyber knowledge bank

The University of North Texas (UNT), in partnership with four other institutions, has received a $1.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create a new international data trust that will improve the measurement and analysis of Open Access (OA) books...

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UNT Foundation Board

UNT leadership and Foundation Board celebrate endowment topping $200 million

The University of North Texas is celebrating more fundraising milestones —  the value of its endowment surpassed $200 million for the first time, and new gifts to the endowment were up 38.4 percent to $21.8 million in fiscal year 2019.

UNT’s endowment is comprised of individual donor-established funds...

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The Amen Corner with Esther Rolle, Curtis King and Helen Martin 1986

UNT Libraries and The Black Academy of Arts and Letters receive $25,000 grant to preserve and digitize historic archive

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL), in partnership with the University of North Texas, has received a $25,000 grant from the Hoblitzelle Foundation to continue digitizing the organization’s archive, which highlights the diverse artistic legacy of African Americans.

TBAAL has been a platform for...

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UNT College of Visual Arts and Design facilities grand opening

UNT CVAD transformation made possible by many donors

The University of North Texas College of Visual Arts and Design is celebrating an expanded and renovated $70 million state-of-the-art facility, thanks in part to dedicated donors who supported this visionary project.

The 238,000-square-foot, four-story, open concept building features named spaces that honor...

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UNT Welcome Center

UNT achieves record-setting fundraising three years in a row

For the third consecutive year, the University of North Texas achieved record-breaking fundraising efforts, setting a new all-time high of $30 million for a single gift and bringing in a total of $61 million for fiscal year 2019.

“We are extremely grateful for our UNT...

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The UNT Kuehne Speaker Series welcomes Alan Mulally and Lou Holtz for the 2019-20 season.

UNT’s Kuehne Speaker Series Announces 2019-20 Speakers

What: UNT Kuehne Speaker Series 2019-20 Season

When: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 and Thursday, April 9, 2020

Where: Hilton Anatole Dallas and Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West

Cost: Tickets will be sold via table...

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For OLLI at UNT members, lifelong learning is an adventure

For the love of learning

Whether lifelong learners want to study Texas history, understand how to interpret a DNA report, join a book club or take a daytrip to the Dallas aquarium, OLLI at UNT has something to offer, thanks in large part to the continued support of the Bernard Osher Foundation. ...

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Dr. Jan Holden has a long history of supporting UNT students in need.

A conversation with Dr. Jan Holden

Meet Janice M. Holden, a UNT Counseling Program faculty member and longtime donor. We spoke with Dr. Holden about how it felt to receive the 2019 UNT Foundation Eminent Faculty Award and why she chooses to support her students through...

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