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Vice Chancellor

Nancy S. Footer

Office of General Counsel
Vice Chancellor

UNT System Building, 751 | 1901 Main Street | Dallas, Texas 75201

(214) 752-5970


Nancy S. Footer has been Vice Chancellor and General Counsel since March 2004. Previously, Ms. Footer was General Counsel for Bowling Green State University, where she also served as an adjunct faculty member in the College of Education and Human Development teaching higher education law. Prior to her tenure at BGSU, she served as Associate General Counsel for the University of Houston System.

Ms. Footer was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of College and University Attorneys from 1995-98 and is a past president of the Texas Association of State University Attorneys. She received her J.D. from the University of Houston College of Law and her B.A. in History with special honors from the University of Texas at Austin, where she gave the History Department commencement address in May 2007. She is licensed to practice in Texas and Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.