Office of the President

Office of the President

Bob Brown

Vice President for Finance and Administration, CPA

Executive Assistant: 
Charla Friday


Division Information

The Division of Finance and Administration is responsible for supporting the academic mission of the institution by ensuring the university’s financial well-being and safety. Its departments include:

  • Budget and Analytics
  • Business Development/Records Management
  • Facilities
  • F&A Organizational Development
    • Policy
    • Communications
    • Business Processes and Training
  • Police
  • Risk Management
  • Student Financial Customer Service
  • University Information Services
    • Data, Analytics & Institutional Research
    • Transportation Services
    • Administrative and
    • Academic IT
    • Classroom Services


Bio Information

Bob Brown has served as Vice President for Finance and Administration since May 2014, leading UNT’s budget, finance and administrative operations. He is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Brown is responsible for ensuring that UNT is a good steward of taxpayers' dollars and provides a safe, secure environment for its campus community. He is an UNT alumnus and has more than 30 years of experience as the chief business officer in various higher education institutions. Mr. Brown received the Nation’s Outstanding Chief Business Officer award from the Community College Business Officers organization in 1996; the Distinguished Service Award from the Southern Association of College and University Business Officers in 2008; and was named an Innovator of the Year in 1990 and in 2003 by the League for Innovation in the Community College. He brings a wealth of experience to UNT after serving as Vice President for Business and Administration at Texas A&M-Commerce for eight years. Prior to joining Texas A&M-Commerce, Mr. Brown served at Dallas County Community College District, North Harris Montgomery Community College District in Houston and Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, North Carolina.


  • M.B.A., UNT
  • B.B.A., UNT
  • He completed the College Business Management Institute at the University of Kentucky and the Governor’s Executive Development Program at the University of Texas at Austin