Sue Young. former University of North Texas staff member, endowed the scholarship. She is a co-founding member of UNT’s Ally Program.
About Mary Finley and Dan Emenheiser
Mary Finley is an Assistant Director for the University Union and has been at UNT for 20+ years. The late Dan Emenheiser was UNT’s Director of Diversity Education until his death in June 2006. According to Finley, her greatest accomplishment and the one of which she is most proud is being co-founder, with Emenheiser and Young, of the UNT Ally Program, a program that helps create an environment free of discrimination and harassment for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community on campus. The program began in 1999 and currently has more than 500 Allies and nearly 200 Honorary Allies.