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Frank W. and Sue Mayborn

School of Journalism

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How to Give

It is only through the generosity of people like you, our alumni and friends, that Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism is able to continue the stellar reputation of the journalism program at UNT.

The UNT Mayborn School of Journalism’s engages individuals, corporations and foundations to support one of the finest journalism programs in the country. As one of the University’s leading naming rights unit, Mayborn is preparing students with the foundations needed to tell compelling stories through multifaceted educational experiences and the ability to master the latest technology.

Your gift will make an important impact on the next generation of storytellers and support the mission of the UNT Mayborn School of Journalism. Our greatest need is for scholarship funding. The financial requirements for attracting top talent have escalated substantially, and resources for supporting the effort have not kept pace.

We want you to feel good about your gift so gifts may be unrestricted or directed toward a specific endowment or project. Gifts are tax-deductible. The Office of Development will be glad to assist you with any questions regarding making a gift to the School. The Mayborn School of Journalism is grateful to our many friends and supporters who help us create a robust community of storytellers for the digital age at the Mayborn School of Journalism.

To make a gift:

Ways to Give

Many gift options are available. Whether you are considering one for immediate use or a legacy gift, all are important and make a difference.

Create an Endowment

An endowed gift provides support in perpetuity through scholarships, fellowships, professorships and chairs. The minimum endowed scholarship level is $25,000 and can be paid out over 5 years. Contact Development Officer Karena Sara for more details.

Support the Dean’s Excellence Fund

The Dean’s Excellence Fund provides the opportunity to support the mission of the Mayborn School of Journalism in such varied ways as travel, scholarships, publicity and outreach. Contact the Development Office for more details.

Naming Opportunities

There are many naming opportunities within the Mayborn School of Journalism. Donors may achieve permanent recognition or honor loved-ones by naming a space within the journalism building on campus. The space can be a lobby, classroom or other. The minimum naming amounts depend upon the size and location of the space. Contact the Development Office for more details.

Planned Gifts

Leave a legacy gift to UNT Mayborn School of Journalism and help strengthen journalism for years to come. Find out more >>>.

Transfer of Stocks

Contact the Development Office 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

Email the Mayborn:


For prospective student information: moremayborn@unt.edu

For transfer course information: JOURAdvising@unt.edu

For inquiries, internship & other inquiries: journalism@unt.edu