This spring, UNT System Chancellor Lee Jackson appointed two new deans for the system’s future pharmacy and law colleges.
Myron Jacobson, was named dean of the UNT System College of Pharmacy, which will open in 2013 at the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth. Most recently he served as a professor of medicinal chemistry at the University of Arizona at Tucson. From 1984 to 1992, he held positions at the UNT Health Science Center, included acting chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.
U.S. District Judge Royal Furgeson Jr. was named dean of the UNT Dallas College of Law, which will open in 2014. Furgeson’s appointment is effective in April 2013, after he retires from the bench. He has 17 years of experience in federal circuit courts and has spent 24 years as a shareholder in an El Paso law firm.