Office of the President

Office of the President

Every day, we need to focus on helping our students to grow as people, to become college graduates and to build successful careers and lives. That is our ultimate mission and that is our best measure of success.

— President Neal Smatresk

The Latest from President Smatresk

UNT is more than a university. We are a family united by purpose, pride and tradition. This holiday season, we give thanks to each of you -- the students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends who make us strong.          
The Mean Green football team is playing in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl on Dec. 27 at the Cotton Bowl against Army. Tickets are $50-$75 each and are on sale now.

UNT Highlights

TAMS student Prateek Kalakuntla is a Top 5 winner in the 2016 Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology and won a $30,000 scholarship. Inspired by the water contamination problems in Flint, Michigan, Kalakuntla created a sensor to detect mercury and other toxins in water, working with Mohammad Omary, a professor of chemistry and an affiliated professor of physics.

UNT's Institutes of Research Excellence offer solutions-based research, collaboration and outcomes. Capitalizing on UNT's existing research strengths in plant science, materials science, environmental science and logistics, the institutes are a pipeline to bring UNT's know-how to industry. Read about the institutes' breakthroughs in breast cancer researchplant science research and materials science.

Cheer on the Mean Green men's basketball and the women's basketball teams this season as they go for Mean Green glory!