Robert Mong

President, University of North Texas at Dallas , Dallas , Texas

Bob Mong has served as the President of the University of North Texas at Dallas and its College of Law since 2015. During his time at UNT Dallas, the school has experienced record enrollment, retention and graduation growth. Bob arrived at UNT Dallas after nearly 40 years in journalism, most of it spent at The Dallas Morning News, where he served as both managing editor and editor-in-chief. During his time in news leadership, the paper won 9 Pulitzer Prizes and was Pulitzer finalist another 16 times. In 2004, Bob was named the national Empathy Award winner by the Volunteers of America, recognizing an individual whose work has improved the communities they serve. He is married to Diane Reischel, a former reporter at the Los Angeles Times. They have a son who graduated from medical school and holds his residency in neurosurgery; and a daughter who received a master's degree from Brite School of Theology and is a middle school special education teacher.

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