Randy Bomer is New UNT College of Education Dean

Randy Bomer, chair of the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Texas at Austin, was named dean of UNT's College of Education and will begin the new position Aug. 1.

At UT Austin, Bomer helped facilitate new graduate programs, cultivated academic outreach, developed external research opportunities and enhanced graduate student funding opportunities.

Bomer has 28 peer-reviewed articles, three books, 16 book chapters and has been a guest at numerous invited presentations. He holds a bachelor's degree from Trinity University in San Antonio and master's and doctoral degrees from Columbia University.

"I am thrilled to be joining a university that is really on the move," Bomer says. "The College of Education is a force for positive change in the region, state and the nation."