Royal Furgeson, UNT Dallas College of Law Dean addresses law students.

On October 4, 2017, Royal Furgeson, Dean of the UNT Dallas College of Law announced his retirement as of June 30, 2018.

UNT Dallas is now conducting a national search for a new dean for the College of Law with the help of Academic Search. Dr. Wanda Bigham and Bill Howard, Esq. will conduct the search. In addition, a search committee has been appointed to aid in the process.

Members of the UNT Dallas College of Law Dean search committee are:

  • Honorable Michael Williams - UNT Dallas Distinguished Leader in Residence; Chair of the Search Committee
  • Garet Feimster - Principal, Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet at Yvonne E. Ewell Townview Center
  • Stephen G. Gleboff - Sr. Associate General Counsel, University of North Texas System
  • Rebecca Garza Grennan - Assistant Dean of Students
  • Courteney Harris - Assistant Dean, Career and Professional Development
  • Loren Jacobsen - Assistant Professor of Law
  • Michael Maslanka - Assistant Professor of Law
  • Judge Eric Moyé - 14th Judicial District Court of Texas, Dallas County
  • Amir Nanbakhsh - Student, UNT Dallas College of Law
  • Taryn Ourso - Student, UNT Dallas College of Law
  • Thomas Perkins, Jr. - Assistant Professor of Law
  • Melissa Shultz - Assistant Professor of Law and Director of Legal Writing