Special Assistant

James Maguire

Facilities Planning & Construction
Special Assistant

UNT System Building
1901 Main Street [map]
Dallas, Texas 75201

(214) 752-5978

James Maguire began his service with the UNT System in July 2012 as Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services. In early 2013, his title transitioned to Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning & Construction.  Mr. Maguire retired from the University of North Texas System in May 2018 and is currently serving as a Special Assistant.

Maguire formerly served as associate vice president for Campus Planning and Facilities at Boise State University. Prior to that assignment, he was director of Capital Program Implementation for the University of California System and an architect in private practice.

At Boise State, Maguire's responsibilities included facilities operations and maintenance; public safety, risk management and transportation; facilities planning and design, architectural and engineering services and space planning. He also chaired the Facilities Planning Council.  During his six-year tenure at Boise State nearly 1.5 million square feet of new academic, research, athletic, housing and support facilities were completed. 

Maguire received his master's in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and bachelor's degrees in fine arts and architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design. He is a licensed architect in California and is registered with the NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards).