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NEW DEANS BRING
RESEARCH, LEADERSH I P
TA llNT 1) UNIT ('0 I eI l,
UNT's II schools and colleges are
headed by talented scholars whose leader-
ship is founded in their own accomplish-
ments at expanding the body of knowledge
through research and creative activities. In
2008, UNT named three new deans to its
soulis, a highly
researcher, left his
position as chair
of the Department
< omputer Science
it the University of
LStd5 i3ds U:i5
S Kansas in August to
lead the UNT College of Engineering.
In addition to publishing more than 100
refereed papers and a book, he has been
awarded more than $4.3 million as princi-
pal investigator on research grants and con-
tracts from federal, industry and state orga-
nizations, including NASA, the Defense
Advanced Research Projects Agency and
the National Institutes of Health. As a
co-investigator, he has been awarded more
than $13.5 million in research funding. He
UNT created a new college in 2008
when it combined the School of Library
and Information Sciences with an
academic department in the College of
Education - the Department of Learning
Technologies. Together, the two are the
College of Information, Library Science
conducts research in multiagent systems,
case-based reasoning, machine learning and
intelligent image analysis.
Jerry R. Thomas
became dean of
of Education in
9st1 ; August. Formerly
w i professor and chair
of the Department
at Iowa State
on motor development that examines
cognitive factors, expertise and gender dif-
ferences in children's motor skills. Thomas
has written more than 200 research and
professional publications, books and book
chapters. His best-selling graduate text-
book, Research Methods in Physical Activity,
currently in its 5th edition, is widely used
in the U.S. and has been translated into six
UNT was founded in 1890 as a teacher
training institute and, today, UNT's
College of Education is among Texas' top
producers of education professionals and
leads the way in preparing talented math
and science teachers for America's class-
I1eIInard I ULLteU
who was the SLIS
dean, serves as dean
of the new college.
His research interests
focus on manage-
ment of libraries
issues as they relate
The College of
Business is now
z led by O. Finley
,, Graves, former
professor, chair of
the Department of
dean in the college.
O inley Graves
interests lie in
the areas of international accounting, the
development of accounting thought and
the social context of accounting. In addi-
tion to publishing several books, he has
published articles in top journals, includ-
ing ABACUS; the Accounting, Auditing and
Accountability Journal; Accounting and Business
Research; the International Journal of Accounting;
and the Journal of Accounting Education.
He is a CPA licensed in the state
of Mississippi and was a staff accoun-
tant with Coopers & Lybrand (now
PricewaterhouseCoopers) before launching
his teaching career in accounting. UNT
will open a new, state-of-the-art Business
Leadership Building in 2010 and Graves is
leading the $70 million initiative.
to management of library and infor-
mation agencies, and reading activities
of all age groups.
A life member of the American Library
Association, Totten was appointed by
President George W. Bush to serve on the
National Commission on Libraries and
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