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By Nicole Yatsonsky, Perri Hamilton

Collection Overview

Title: President Norval Pohl Records, 2000-2006Add to your cart.
ID: 02/02/ UP0018
Primary Creator: Pohl, Norval (1943-2009)
Extent: 24.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Items are arranged by subject, then alphabetically by subject, and date where applicable.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2006. More info below under Accruals.
Forms of Material: Budgets
Policies, School operation
Languages: English


Records of UNT President Norval Pohl (1943-2009).

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers and artifacts that document Norval Pohl's service as President of the University of North Texas from 2000 to 2006. These years represent his term as president. Some documents are dated as early as 1994, which were inherited or contemporarily covered information involving earlier dates.

Biographical Note

Norval Pohl (1943-2009) served as the 13th UNT president from 2000-2006. Pohl was born and raised in Turlock, CA in the central San Joquin valley. He received his bachelor's degree in psychology from CSU Fresno and later returned there for graduate school, followed by earning his Ph.D. in quantitative systems at Arizona State University. As president, Pohl focused on UNT’s role as a public research university and oversaw the creation of Discovery Park and the College of Engineering. The Chemistry Building and new athletic facilities and residence halls were built during his tenure. He also helped build the recreation center that now bears his name. He joined UNT in 1999 as executive vice president and provost, after serving at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas from 1986 to 1998. Before that he taught at the University of California, Santa Clara and was dean of the College of Business Administration at Northern Arizona University in 1981.

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

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Physical Access Note:

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2003-014, 2004-012, 2003-013, 2004-014, 2005-010, 2005-011, 2005-012, 2005-013, 2006-006, 2019
Acquisition Source: Presidents Office
Acquisition Method: Gift
Separated Materials: Oversized items throughout the collection have been separated out into Box 17A. These are listed in their original location, as well as under Box 17A.
Preferred Citation: President Norval Pohl Records, University of North Texas Special Collections
Finding Aid Revision History: 1-29-18 by Nicole Yatsonsky - added new items; wrote abstract, scope/content, and historical note; arranged and described all content of Series 1


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