Micro-grants help at-risk students engage with the university and persist to graduation.

Incentivizing Student Success

The University of North Texas is incentivizing student success through innovative new micro-grants, made possible thanks to contributions from the Amon G. Carter Foundation and the Lupe Murchison Foundation.

The micro-grant program, a partnership with the RaiseMe corporation, allows eligible first-year...

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With new technology, High School Career Connect can help students in schools all over the state of Texas.

UNT’s High School Career Connect receives $100,000 from Texas Pioneer Foundation

UNT and the Greater Texas Foundation established High School Career Connect (HSCC) in 2018 to show students in Denton County that the destination isn’t just a diploma — it’s a rewarding and satisfying career. Now, thanks to a two-year $100,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation, HSCC will extend its reach even...

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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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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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G. Brint Ryan

Amanda and G. Brint Ryan give largest gift in UNT history

The University of North Texas is celebrating the creation of the G. Brint Ryan College of Business through a $30 million commitment – the largest gift in university history –  from alumnus G. Brint Ryan and his wife, Amanda.

The gift will provide ongoing support for business research through academic...

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UNT Advancement earns regional and national awards

UNT Advancement earns regional and national awards

UNT Advancement received several awards at this spring’s Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District IV Annual Conference. The team’s accolades, recognizing best practices throughout the profession, include both gold and platinum honors for an initiative called “Data Week: Empowering...

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