Office of the President

Office of the President

We will find a path to national prominence. We will find a path to Tier One. And we are going to do it by working together.

— President Neal Smatresk at the inaugural
State of the University

The Latest from President Smatresk

At the inaugural State of the University, President Smatresk gave a frank assessment of UNT and unveiled the top priorities UNT will tackle this year. He also outlined how UNT will evolve its focus throughout the next three years to ensure continued progress. 
UNT's fall 2014 enrollment is strong, with increases in the number of continuing students and students enrolling full time and in the number of courses taken by the student body. More than 4,700 students -- including half of the freshman class -- opted into the Eagle Express Tuition Plan, committing to graduate in four years.

UNT Highlights

Be a part of the Mean Green Nation filling the stands with green pride this season. Watch as the 2014 Heart of Dallas Bowl champions vie for another winning season. Check out Homecoming 2014 highlights.

UNT's College of Engineering leads the way in innovative programs and research in surface engineering and green technologies. It now offers a Ph.D. in mechanical and energy engineering, the first degree of its kind in Texas and one of the only doctoral programs in the U.S. specializing in energy applications in mechanical engineering. The first students will begin in spring 2015.


A team of three business undergraduates, called GoMeanGreen, won TD Ameritrade's First Collegiate Trading Competition, the thinkorswim Challenge. Their virtual stock portfolio grew 213 percent to $1,565,176 in four weeks. Watch team captain's interview on CNBC's Closing Bell. A second UNT team finished fourth in the competition.