June 29, 2018
Jana Hawley, one of the nation's premier authorities on apparel, textiles, sustainability and international business, is joining UNT on Aug. 1 as the new dean of the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism. She previously served at UNT from 1998 to 2000 as an assistant professor of merchandising and hospitality management.
Hawley comes from the University of Arizona, where she served as director of the John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences. She replaces Judith Forney, who has served as dean since 2001 and is stepping down to pursue teaching and academic interests.