Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Dr. Thomas McCoy, Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Dr. Thomas McCoy is the Vice President for Research and Economic Development at the University of North Texas (UNT), the largest university in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and fourth largest university in the State of Texas. At UNT, Dr. McCoy is responsible for promoting the research, scholarship, and artistic creativity in support of the entire mission of the institution. This role includes oversight of the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) and the constituent components of a sponsored programs office: a research development team, intramural funding programs, office of research integrity and compliance, technology transfer, intellectual property management, and economic development. It also includes direction of several core facilities and centers.
Reporting directly to the President of the university, Dr. McCoy serves on the President’s Cabinet as a member of the institution’s senior leadership team. He works closely with the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (as well as with other vice presidential units) to ensure that research, scholarship, and artistic activities are facilitated and infused throughout the entire mission of the university.
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