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

See UNT's creativity come to life through music and watch the UNT community working together in harmony.  
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

UNT TAMS student and budding young researcher Vishnu Dantu won a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, one of 10 Goldwater Scholars from Texas. Three other TAMS students, Anushree Agrawal, Michael Hashe and Tiffany Jiang, received honorable mentions. In all, UNT has had 55 Goldwater Scholars to date.


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!