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About the Provost Office

The University of North Texas (UNT) has a long history of nationally recognized excellence in the arts, education and humanities and has put more emphasis on fast growing, innovative programs in science, engineering and technology to further grow as a public research university. Through its collaborative, interdisciplinary research cluster initiative, UNT is focused on carrying out innovative, high-impact research to address scientific, environmental and societal problems.

Students and faculty work side-by-side in UNT’s 51 centers and institutes to advance knowledge and improve society. The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) is responsible for the centers and institutes, 82% of which are research-focused.

Mission: The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible for the main mission of the institution including teaching, research and service.

The Provost's office provides leadership in the development and supervision of the university’s academic programs in conjunction with the deans and representatives of the faculty in the following areas:

  • changes in curriculum
  • degree programs
  • organization

Organization of Academic Affairs

The numerous activities of Academic Affairs can be found in the many ‘neighborhoods’ located throughout campus.

For more information, please contact us.