Board of Regents

Cowboys’ deal with UNT step closer

Fri, May 20, 2016 - 11:00pm

By Julian Gill 

The University of North Texas is one step closer to a multi-year agreement with the Dallas Cowboys that would make the university an exclusive partner with the organization.

During a meeting Friday morning at the UNT System Building in Dallas, the Board of Regents unanimously voted to give Chancellor Lee Jackson the authority to execute the agreement without board oversight when terms are reached. It was one of several items approved at the meeting.

The partnership would offer internship and employment opportunities for UNT students, as well as the opportunity to advertise with the...

Ashok Mago receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Sun, Apr 24, 2016 - 8:00am

Houston, Apr 24 (PTI) Padma Shri awardee Indian-American Ashok Mago has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Texas at Dallas.

The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honour that the University bestows on its alumni. It is presented to individuals who are distinguished in their chosen professions or lifes work who demonstrate pride in the University.

Mago is chairman and CEO of Mago & Associates Inc, a Dallas-based business and investment consulting firm. He is the founding chairman of the Greater Dallas Indo-American Chamber, now known as the US-India Chamber...

Indian-American Appointed to Key University Position in Texas

Tue, Nov 10, 2015 - 11:04am

Padma Shri awardee Indian-American Ashok Mago has been appointed as a member of Board of Regents of the University of North Texas in the US.Dallas-based Mr Mago was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott for a six-year term ending on May 22, 2021, said a statement issued by the Governor's office yesterday.Mr Mago is the founding chairman of the Greater Dallas Indo American Chamber, now known as the US-INDIA Chamber, and board member of the Primary Care Clinic of North Texas, advisory board member of BBVA Compass Bank in Dallas.He is member of Dallas Regional Chamber Board, Salvation Army Advisory Board of Dallas County, and the...

Two alumni appointed to UNT Board of Regents

Mon, Nov 9, 2015 - 7:12pm

By Brittany Clark

Governor Greg Abbott appointed three members to the University of North Texas System Board of Regents with terms set to expire on May 22, 2021. These appointees, and one re-appointee include A.K. Mago, Laura Wright and Brint Ryan, said a press release Monday. According to the press release, chairman and CEO of Mago and Associates, Inc., A.K. Mago received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas. He was awarded the Padma Shri Award by the president of India in 2014 and is a member of the Dallas Regional Chamber Board.

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Regents expected to vote today on budget, capital projects plan

By Jenna Duncan

FORT WORTH — The University of North Texas Board of Regents is expected to vote today on the university budget and a capital projects plan, after briefings Thursday.

The board will also meet in an executive session today at the UNT Health Science Center to discuss its ongoing financial issues, “evaluation and compensation” for System Chancellor Lee Jackson and leasing property in Frisco for offices and classrooms.

This year, UNT’s proposed budget accounts for $675.8 million in revenues and $642.9 million in expenses.

Major changes include allocating $5.5 million for merit raises for...