We the People… of the College of HPS

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 14:09

If you’ve ever visited my office, you may have noticed that I display the Constitution of the United States of America on my wall. Even if you haven’t stopped by, you may now be wondering, “Why the US Constitution? What’s its significance to Dean Chumbler?” Whatever your belief system or political thoughts on the document, it holds true that its framers were courageous, gutsy and pioneering for their time. They worked painstakingly to draft a document that led to progress and was created so that it could be amended as the nation evolved. As we embark on strategic planning as...


Charting our course through strategy and vision

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 16:27

I am so pleased to initiate my very first blog, “Chatting with Chumbler”, as I begin my third month as Dean of the UNT College of Health and Public Service (HPS). HPS is embarking on a journey together that will shape our future. The college was recently renamed and this gives us a great opportunity for branding. But, in order to have a strong brand, you need to have an effective strategic plan.

I am a strong proponent of strategic planning and believe it is vital as we move forward in the next era of HPS. Our strategic plan will be all inclusive and will consist of a...