Deputy Chief Strategy Officer

Deputy Chief Strategy Officer Liz BolinLiz Bolin

Liz Bolin has nearly 20 years of experience in higher education policy development, state and federal government relations, and strategic planning and implementation. Liz has served as the deputy chief strategy officer for the University of North Texas System since April 2022.

In this role, she works closely with the Chief Strategy Office and system and campus leadership in aligning and implementing strategic priorities. In addition, she works collaboratively to develop and execute systemwide government relations plans, and to represent the interests of the UNT System and its institutions with the Texas Legislature and state government entities, including engaging with legislators, staff, and state agencies.

From January 2020 through March 2022, Liz served as deputy chief of staff for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) where she provided a senior-level support and guidance to the commissioner, board, and executive leadership, and lead the staff of the External Relations and Finance Policy divisions.

Before joining the THECB, Liz was the director of policy and planning for the UNT System, where she advised the chancellor, presidents, and system officials on higher education legislative and policy planning issues.