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Support Mayborn

It is only through the generosity of our alumni and friends that we are able to continue the stellar reputation of the journalism program at UNT.

The Mayborn School of Journalism at UNT is funded partially by the State of Texas. The other portion comes from grants and gifts by government agencies, foundations, and individuals.


Ways to Give

Make a One-Time Gift

Make a one-time gift to your alma mater or in honor of someone at UNT. Give Online Now or contact Mayborn acting dean Michael McPherson for more details.

Give to the C.E. Shuford Scholarship Fund

Give to the C.E. Shuford Scholarship Fund. Your gift will go to a fund to support the tuition for several students each year. This fund was established in honor of C.E. “Pops” Shuford who founded the UNT journalism department, now the Mayborn School of Journalism, in 1945. He was a writer and professor. Contact the journalism office at 940-565-2205 for more details.

Create an Endowment

An endowed gift provides support in perpetuity through scholarships, fellowships, professorships and chairs. Contact Mayborn acting dean Michael McPherson for more details.

Support the Dean’s Excellence Fund

The Dean’s Excellence Fund provides the opportunity to support the mission of the journalism school in such varied ways as travel, scholarships, publicity and outreach. Contact Mayborn acting dean Michael McPherson for more details.

Naming Opportunities

There are many naming opportunities within the School of Journalism. Contact Mayborn acting dean Michael McPherson for more details.

Planned Gifts and Stocks

Contact Mayborn acting dean Michael McPherson for more details.

Frank W. and Sue Mayborn

During his life, Frank W. Mayborn promoted journalism excellence. His wife, Sue Mayborn, continues this tradition. UNT has been the beneficiary of these efforts.

Read about our benefactors Frank W. and Sue Mayborn