The Latest from President Smatresk

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University of North Texas President Neal Smatresk will deliver his seventh annual State of the University address in a virtual format Sept. 24, 2020 on the UNT YouTube channel. In addition to celebrating UNT's resiliency during higher education's most tumultuous year and highlighting those who made significant impacts in response to COVID-19, the president will outline UNT's plans and goals moving forward.
2019 President's Annual Report
President Neal Smatresk's 2019 Annual Report celebrates UNT’s accomplishments in the last year as part of the university's steadfast commitment to success.

UNT Highlights

UNT named No. 4 employer in Texas

Forbes magazine recently released its list of America’s Best Employers, and UNT was near the top of the list at No. 40 nationwide. UNT employs 4,500 faculty and staff members and was named Texas’ No. 4 top employer, trailing industry leaders USAA, Southwest Airlines and MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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A Carnegie-ranked top-tier research university, UNT has 89 academic programs ranked in the Top 100, including 15 U.S. News & World Report rankings in the Top 100. UNT generates an economic impact of $1.65 billion in the DFW economy annually. Learn more about how UNT fuels progress in the UNT Impact Report.             

Institutes of Research Excellence

UNT's Institutes of Research Excellence offer solutions-based research, collaboration and outcomes. The institutes are a pipeline to bring UNT's know-how to industry. Read about the institutes' breakthroughs in breast cancer research, plant science research and materials science. Read about new discoveries in prostrate cancer research and pediatric cancer research, and all of UNT's innovative research