Office of the Chancellor

LESA ROE
UNT System Chancellor

Lesa Roe took office as the University of North Texas System Chancellor in October, 2017. She is the chief executive officer of the UNT System and is responsible for all aspects of the System’s operations, including general oversight of 10,000+ employees and the three UNTS campuses – UNT in Denton, UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth and UNT Dallas – as well as the UNT System administration. 
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UNT System Building | 1901 Main Street | Dallas, Texas 75201
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Chancellor's Cabinet

GARY RAHLFS
Vice Chancellor, Finance
Gary Rahlfs, former PepsiCo Vice President of Finance, oversees the UNT System’s $1 billion budget and serves as the organization’s vice chancellor of finance and chief financial officer. He brings more than 20 years of experience in core operating finance roles to the UNT System. He is a proven leader and talent developer, with strong recruiting and retention skills.
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PAUL CORLISS
Chief Communications Officer
Paul Corliss leads marketing and communications for the UNT System under Chancellor Lesa Roe and also oversees marketing and communications for UNT Dallas. 
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RAMA DHUWARAHA
Chief Information Officer
Rama Dhuwaraha leads IT Shared Services and is responsible for a system-wide information technology strategic plan, as well as short-term and long-term budgets for all UNTS institutions. Mr. Dhuwaraha also guides governance, priority settings and decision making structures in order to create a high-performing, customer-focused IT service organization.
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NANCY S. FOOTER
Vice Chancellor, General Counsel
Nancy S. Footer has served as UNTS Vice Chancellor and General Counsel since March 2004. Previously, Footer was General Counsel for Bowling Green State University. Prior to her tenure at BGSU, she served as Associate General Counsel for the University of Houston System. 

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ROSEMARY R. HAGGETT
Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs and Student Success
As the UNTS Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Student Success, Haggett directs the UNT System’s academic planning, reporting, and campus support. As Chief Academic Officer, she provides leadership and consultation in the development of the academic planning process, academic and research policy, and academic personnel policy.
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JAMES MAGUIRE
Vice Chancellor, Facilities Planning and Construction
James Maguire is responsible for managing campus master planning and major construction for all of the UNT System campuses. Maguire is also responsible for all land acquisition as well as mineral leases.
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JACK MORTON
Vice Chancellor, Government Relations
Jack Morton has served as Vice Chancellor for Government Relations since 2002, managing all governmental affairs for the UNT System and its institutions.
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REY RODRIGUEZ
Associate Vice Chancellor, Government Relations
& Chief Policy Operations Officer

In his role as Associate Vice Chancellor for Government Relations, Rey Rodriguez serves as the UNT System's Chief Policy Operations Officer.
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Chancellor's Staff

 

KAY MILES
Assistant to the Chancellor
Kay Miles manages the day-to-day operations of the Chancellor's Office and provides senior administrative support to the Chancellor.
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JESSICA ROSAS
Administrative Coordinator
Jessica Rosas provides administrative support to the Chancellor’s Office.
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