Chief Audit Executive Tracy Grunig to Retire; Sheba Joyner to Fill Interim Role

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The University of North Texas System announced the retirement of Chief Audit Executive Tracy Grunig, effective June 5, 2020. Sheba Joyner, Senior Director of Internal Audit, will assume the role of Interim Chief Audit Executive, effective May 29, and the Audit Committee of the UNT System Board of Regents will begin a national search to fill this important leadership position.

“On behalf of the UNT System Board of Regents and our leadership teams across UNT World, I would like to thank Tracy Grunig for her five years of service to our system and universities,” said UNT System Chancellor Lesa Roe. “We are also appreciative of Sheba Joyner’s willingness to step in as Interim Chief Audit Executive while our board conducts a national search.”

A Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner, Joyner has represented and served the UNT System and UNT Health Science Center since 2015. Joyner has more than 17 years of experience in developing and implementing controls to mitigate financial, operational, compliance and fraud risks. Previously, she worked in the internal audit department at the American Heart Association, Baylor Scott & White, and Raytheon.