Dr. Betty Hill Stewart has served in her role at UNT Dallas since the spring of 2017. Dr. Stewart is a graduate of Mississippi State University (BS) and Carnegie-Mellon University (PhD). She has amassed several noteworthy accolades for her work, and her leadership in higher education has been recognized nationwide. Prior to her time with UNT Dallas, Dr. Stewart served as provost for Midwestern State University (MSU), where a science lab was named in her honor. At MSU, Stewart implemented new core curriculum standards, new academic programs, and started a summer research program that paired students with professors, and oversaw the construction of a new building on campus. She also served as vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL; as a dean of the College of Science and Mathematics at MSU; and as department chair and professor of chemistry at Austin College in Sherman, Texas. Most importantly, Dr. Stewart cares about her team of faculty, strives for what is best for her students, and is an academic leader worthy of respect.