Alumni

Tiffany McKissick Morgan

Tiffany McKissick Morgan, Midwest City, Okla. :: She worked in the banking industry. She was a devoted Mean Green Football fan and enjoyed traveling to Denton with her husband, Nick, and their dog, Tedward, for home games with friends. She attended UNT from fall 2000 to summer 2006.  

Diane Willman Foutch

Diane Willman Foutch (’05 B.S., M.S.), Denton. She worked for Jostens’s, United Copper and Hankins Eastup Deaton Tonn & Seay CPAs before retiring this year. She was a founding member of the North Texas Shooters Association, and she loved reading, playing softball and spending time with her family.

Matthew H. Hogarth

Matthew H. Hogarth (’81), Alpharetta, Georgia. He began his salesman career for Dictaphone, a subsidiary of Pitney Bowes, rising to the position of sales manager, and later moved to medical device equipment sales for US Surgical, GE Healthcare, Toshiba and Konica Minolta, winning numerous awards. He enjoyed keeping up with his family and Kappa Sigma fraternity brothers throughout the country as he traveled for his career. He loved Denton and returned as often as he could. Matt fondly remembered his time at UNT and often expressed a wish to return to the Denton area.

Tramel Rex Wilson

Tramel Rex Wilson (’75 Ph.D.), Alpine. For 29 years, he taught a wide range of music classes as assistant professor of music at Sul Ross State University — and even taught courses in country and square dancing and secondary curriculum and instruction. Known for his animated directing style and his humor in his teaching, he won the Outstanding Teacher Award in 1991. He conducted the Big Bend Chamber Orchestra and the Big Bend Community Choir, and used his talents as an accomplished tenor and pianist to perform at special events for friends and his church.

Gary Cole Dunlap

Gary Cole Dunlap (’73, ’79 M.B.A.), Dallas :: Cole had successful careers in insurance and real estate. He loved Mean Green football and salmon fishing in Alaska. He highly valued his years at North Texas, which included being a member of Pi Kappa Alpha and the UNT Alumni Association. Survivors include his brother Cas (’69).

Sara Carolyn Davis Nicholson

Sara Carolyn Davis Nicholson (’69), Tampa :: She was a member of Phi Delta Kappa while teaching. She was a past president of Amaryllis Garden Circle, Tampa Federation of Garden Clubs, Friday Morning Musicale and West Hillsboro Retired Educators. She was published in Texas Curricular magazine.      

Sandra Windsor

Sandra Windsor (’65), Farmersville :: She was a lifelong educator, starting as a special education teacher and working her way up to assistant principal in Dallas ISD. She was a caregiver for family members and rescuer of lost pets. She is preceded in death by her mother Dortha Brown Fondren (’38). Survivors include David Fondren (’74, ’77 M.Ed.).

Nancy Sue Keil

Nancy Sue Keil (’63), Rockwall :: At North Texas, she was a member of Sigma Delta Chi, Alpha Lambda Delta and the Alpha Iota chapter of Pi Delta Phi. She worked as a reporter for the Beaumont Journal, then worked as an editor for The Daily Oklahoman and taught journalism classes at the University of Oklahoma. On March 29, 1971, she was designated as Honorary Mayor of Oklahoma City. Nancy later worked as editor for The Miami Herald, then moved back to Texas in 1980 to be closer to family and work as a copy editor for The Dallas Morning News before retiring in 2006. She was a member of the Oklahoma chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, and enjoyed reading, traveling and watching the Texas Rangers. She was a member of the UNT Alumni Association.

Don Graham

Don Graham (’62, ’64 M.A.), Austin :: A longtime professor of English at the University of Texas and a critic for Texas Monthly, he is credited for bringing national awareness of Texas literature. He began working as an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania before going to UT, where he had earned his doctorate, and taught the longstanding “Life and Literature of the Southwest” course. His books include Cowboys and Cadillacs: How Hollywood Looks at Texas, No Name on the Bullet and Lone Star Literature. He won several awards from UT for his teaching, and in 2006, he won first place from the City and Regional Magazine Association in the category of General Criticism. He was named a UNT Distinguished Alumnus in 1997 and a UNT Outstanding Centennial Alumnus in 1990.

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