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Human Resources Leadership

Chief Human Capital Officer
UNT System Human Resources 

Barbara Abercrombie, PhD. has served as Chief Human Capital Officer for UNT System Human Resources since September 2018, leading the human resources teams for the Denton, Dallas and Fort Worth campuses in the UNT System. Abercrombie oversees the human resources efforts for more than 10,000 faculty and staff at UNT System’s three campuses, as well as with UNT System Administration. She brings more than 14 years of experience in human resources and organizational effectiveness to the UNT System. 

1901 Main St. | Dallas, TX 75201| (214) 752-8585| 

Donna Asher, Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer

Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer

Donna Asher is a veteran in higher education administration with nearly 20 years of progressively responsible experience in human resources, fiscal operations, space management and information systems for both academic and administrative areas.

Gary Finney, Director, Human Resources, UNT Dallas/System Administration

Director, System Administration and UNT Dallas Campus Human Resources
Gary Finney's role is to deliver value-added service to management and leadership, advise campus leadership regarding administration of policies, resolution of issues, workforce development and other programs related to classification and compensation, employee relations, performance management and staff development.

UNT Dallas | 7300 University Hills Blvd. | Dallas, TX 75241 | (972) 338-1410

Jane Gray, Director, Talent Acquisition

Director, Talent Acquisition
Jane Gray is director of Talent Acquisition. She is responsible for recruiting, hiring and management of career opportunities at all UNT System locations. She previously was director of Talent Acquisition for Signet Jewelers, the parent company of Zales, Kay Jewelers and Jared stores. She also has been a senior director for Vizient Inc, and held positions at Blockbuster Inc. and Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems.

3500 Camp Bowie Blvd. | Fort Worth, TX 76107 | (817) 735-7661 |


Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Title IX Coordinator
Wanda supports each campus and System Administration, while collaborating with UNT’s Office of Equal Opportunity. Her background spans the full spectrum of human resources starting over 22+ years ago with training and organizational development. Her most recent experience is in the area of compliance. She is most passionate about policy review and implementation, federal and state law compliance (to include a particular focus on Title IX and Title VII) and overall employment relations with a keen interest in investigations, mitigating grievances and developing strategic solutions and recommendations for all human resources matters.Wanda has a Bachelor's degree in English, and holds a PHR and a SHRM-CP certification. She is based at the Lee F. Jackson System Building in downtown Dallas.

1901 Main St. | Dallas, TX 75201| (214) 571-2424