Barbara Coe, 83, of Denton, Professor Emerita of business administration who taught marketing at UNT from 1980 to 2005 and was an avid supporter of the university, died Oct. 10 in Denton. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration at the University of Arizona and a master’s in sociology and doctorate in business administration at Northwestern University. The first woman to teach in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University, she also taught at New York University before coming to UNT. In 1975, New York City recognized her as an “Outstanding Young Woman of the Year.” She was a Regents Professor at UNT, won numerous teaching awards and consulted for Fortune 500 companies. Community service was important to her, and she fostered and adopted more than 30 local dogs. She also was a generous contributor to UNT and a member of the Chilton Society, along with her husband, Teddy, Professor Emeritus of business administration who taught at UNT from 1980 to 2007. In their honor, the College of Music established the Ted and Barbara Coe Opera Scholarship in 2017.