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

Congrats to UNT's Class of 2015! During UNT's inaugural University-wide Commencement, the university honored the estimated 8,290 students who are graduating in the 2014-15 academic year and kicked off its 125th anniversary celebrations.  
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 Highlights

Yan Wan, an assistant professor of electrical engineering, is UNT's ninth faculty member to earn the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award that recognizes outstanding junior faculty. Dr. Wan's research includes creating drones capable of providing Wi-Fi signals during disasters, which is essential to relief efforts


UNT's Eagle Advantage takes the guesswork and the legwork out of applying for college. It guarantees admission to high school juniors in the Top 20 percent of their class from participating school districts.


Mark your calendars now for Mean Green football! The 2015 season opens Sept. 12 when the Mean plays SMU and the first home game is Sept. 19 as the Mean Green takes on Rice. Go Mean Green!