Office of the President

Office of the President

At UNT, creativity is the engine that drives our progress. With roots in education, a legacy in music and the arts, and a growing prominence in research, we innovate, inspire and impact.

President Neal Smatresk

The Latest from President Smatresk

Join President Smatresk for the 2015 State of the University at 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Murchison Performing Arts Center. He will review UNT's accomplishments for the past year and unveil UNT's priorities for the 2015-16 academic year.            
In his 2015 Planning Implementation Workshop, Owning Excellence, President Smatresk invited about 125 internal and external stakeholders to help UNT set our priorities for the 2015-16 year. The priorities will be unveiled in the 2015-16 Action Plan at the State of the University at 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Murchison Performing Arts Center. Watch a recap of the workshop.

UNT Highlights

Denton is No. 5 on a list of the nation's Top 10 Best College Towns, ranked by Denton's at the top because of UNT and TWU, its highly educated population, uniqueness and music scene -- among other factors. UNT is a big part of Denton's creative vibe and our campus community brings an innovative spirit to the city. Read our Top 5 fave things about Denton.



For the UNT community, there are no simple answers. Only endless possibilities. That's what a UNT education is all about: Exploring possibilities. Pushing the boundaries of thought and imagination. Unleashing your creativity and intellect. See UNT creativity come alive in our new video.                   



Mark your calendars now for Mean Green football! The 2015 season opens Sept. 12 when the Mean Green plays hometown rival SMU and the first home game is Sept. 19 as the Mean Green takes on Rice. Homecoming Week 2015 is Oct. 5-10, with the Mean Green playing Portland State Oct. 10. This year's homecoming theme, "Forever Mean Green: A Journey Through Time," celebrates our 125th anniversary.