North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 99, No. 17, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Page: 1 of 8
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Mc arney Hospitalized
Mean Green head football coach undergoing tests
Sports i Page 5
Students gamble for new UNT gear
Arts & Life | Page 3
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Volume 99 I Issue 17
North Texas Daily
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The Student Newspaper of the University of North Texas
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N ' unveils new five-year strategic plan
The UNT Symphony Orchestra set the tone for the intro-
duction to UNT's future, as administration and faculty took
turns unveiling the university's five-year strategic plan in
front of a packed crowd Monday at the Murchison Performing
Following the playing of the national anthem, the booming
voice of Jeffrey Snider, UNT's chair of Vocal Studies, echoed
across the auditorium as he opened the event by reflecting
upon the university's 122-year history
Acknowledging the past as the plan's foundation, Provost
and Vice President for Academic Affairs Warren Burggren
and President V. Lane Rawlins stressed the importance of
moving forward to achieve the plan's vision.
Burggren expressed "UNT's Promise," pledging for the
university to make strides academically, become more envi-
ronmentally accountable and promote diversity on campus.
Rawlins said greater community engagement will lead to
more expansion than ever before for UNT.
Strung together by the theme of "Four bold goals, one
great university," four faculty members and administrators
voiced hopes for the goals and their impact on the univer-
Images of UNT students and descriptions of the goals
complemented each speaker on a big screen located above
Under the Murchison's spotlights, students vowed to do
their part by seeking academic excellence and representing
UNT with the utmost integrity.
The orchestra concluded the ceremony by performing John
Adams' 1986 composition "Short Ride in A Fast Machine," and
exiting students and faculty were greeted with bright green
promotional banners hanging above available gift bags in
"Dreams are not enough," Rawlins said to the audience.
"And they will die in the cold light of morning if there's no
action planned to back them up."
See Page 2 for a glimpse
at the "Four Bold Goals''
Dance and Theatre Department makes deal with devil
Arts & Life | Page 4
Tennis team wins third consecutive match
Sports I Page 8
Edboard examines four bold goals
Views I Page 6
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Gorman, Sean. North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 99, No. 17, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 14, 2012, newspaper, February 14, 2012; Denton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255864/m1/1/: accessed March 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.