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Monday, September 26, 2016

Johnson appointed VP for enrollment management

Troy Johnson

Dr. Troy Johnson, associate vice president for enrollment at Illinois State University and a higher education professional with national stature, has been named vice president for enrollment management at UTA, effective in November.

Johnson’s credentials and achievements as an accomplished enrollment professional will provide the leadership needed by UTA in his new position during this period of substantial growth.

Johnson held positions of increasing authority in enrollment and recruitment at the University of North Texas, West Texas A&M University, and Texas Tech University, and is extremely knowledgeable about the Texas university landscape. LEARN MORE.


Mav Milestones

David Nygartt and Vistasp Karbhari

Dr. David Nygren, left, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Physics, receives his appointment from President Vistasp Karbhari. New holders of endowed chairs and professorships and the donors for those positions were recognized recently. Read Dr. Karbhari's blog about the event and the list of donors and recipients. See more photos.

Campus carry meeting Thursday

A town hall meeting on UTA's implementation of Senate Bill 11—the campus carry law—is open to faculty, staff, and students 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Room 148 of the Fine Arts Building. Read more about campus carry at UTA.

Give your input for coffee service survey

coffee cup

The Procurement Services Department needs your help in determining the coffee and tea products and services being used on campus to research combined buying power. Please complete the coffee and related products survey by Thursday, Sept. 29.

Access salary letter information online

Faculty and staff may access their base salary information effective Sept. 1, 2016, online through the UT Share Employee Self Service page. At the prompt, select The University of Texas at Arlington from the list and log in with your Net ID and password. On this page, go to the My Reports section at the bottom right to locate your salary notification letter. Additional instructions can be found at For questions and comments, contact the Office of Human Resources at or 817-272-5554.

Presidential debate watch parties start today

Trump vs. Clinton

Find out where the candidates stand on the issues at the presidential and vice presidential debates watch parties 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the sixth floor atrium of the Central Library. The presidential debates start today, Monday, Sept. 26, followed by the vice presidential debate Tuesday, Oct. 4, and more presidential debates Sunday, Oct. 9, and Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Microsoft Exchange project update

The Office of Information Technology will begin the final step in the Microsoft Exchange 2013 email system today, Monday, Sept. 26. The benefits of the Exchange system include increased storage for individual and resource mailboxes, improved aesthetics, page responsiveness, and more. Read more on the Exchange website.

Maverick Memories

first black ROTC cadet

Oscar K. Chamber was the first African-American ROTC graduate from Arlington State College. Shown with him in August 1965 are, from left, Thomas M. Darnall, Douglas W. Spruill, and Eddie W. Osburn.

Source: UTA Libraries Special Collections



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