Cathy Bryce Appointed to UNT System Board of Regents by Gov. Greg Abbott

Tuesday, December 12, 2023


DALLAS – Cathy Bryce, Ed.D., has been appointed to serve on the UNT System Board of Regents by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Bryce will serve on the board through May 22, 2029.

Bryce has over 30 years of teaching and school administration experience, including serving as Superintendent of Highland Park ISD and as an adjunct professor at UNT. She is the current chair of the Region 11 Education Service Center Board of Directors and the UNT Foundation Board of Directors, and a member and former chair of the UNT Alumni Association, UNT College of Education Advisory Board, and the Denton Benefit League. 

Most notably, Bryce is a recipient of the Golden Deeds Award, the highest recognition for distinguished service to education in Texas.

“We are grateful for Gov. Abbott’s thoughtful appointment and look forward to welcoming Dr. Cathy Bryce to the UNT System Board of Regents,” said Dr. Michael R. Williams, UNT System Chancellor. “Dr. Bryce’s extensive experience and understanding of education and administration, in addition to her far-reaching involvement at UNT, will bring a wealth of knowledge and a fresh perspective as we continue to transform higher education and drive positive change among the communities we serve.”   

Bryce received a Bachelor of Music Education from Midwestern State University, a Master of Education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and a Doctor of Education from the University of North Texas.

Read Gov. Abbott's Official Announcement Here


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