New appointments to administration roles

Five new administrators were appointed this summer.
Michael Monticino, dean of UNT's College of Arts and Sciences, has been named interim vice president for advancement and director of development of the UNT Foundation. He is overseeing the university's donor relations and fundraising campaigns.
Arthur Goven, professor and chair of UNT's Department of Biological Sciences, was named acting dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, filling in for Monticino.
Yolanda Flores Niemann, a former psychology professor and administrator at Utah State University, is serving as UNT's new senior vice provost. She has a wide range of strategic planning and oversight duties.
UNT's former interim senior vice provost Geoff Gamble was named interim vice president for research and economic development. He is heading a national search to find a long-term appointment for the position.
Mark Wardell joined UNT as dean of the Toulouse Graduate School. Wardell is a former graduate school dean and professor of sociology at Wayne State University and has extensive experience in graduate school operations.