UNT Interim Provost, Dr. Michael McPherson

Dr. Michael McPherson, UNT Provost

Lisa Maxwell named interim vice provost for student success

Dear UNT Faculty and Staff, In August, the Office of the Provost hosted three candidates in open forums as part of our search for the next vice provost for student success. While we appreciated each candidate’s unique strengths, we did not feel any of them were the right fit for such an important role. Later this fall, we will restart the search with a robust hiring committee and a timeline that allows a wide range of qualified candidates to apply for the position. The vice provost for... Read more

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The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible for UNT's academic mission, including teaching and service. The provost's office provides leadership in the development and supervision of the university's academic programs and curriculum in conjunction with the deans and faculty representatives. Additionally, the provost's office collaborates with the Office of Research and Economic Development in promoting faculty and student scholarship.


UNT's Hispanic Serving Institute (HSI) Initiative

As a caring and creative community that prepares students for careers in a rapidly changing world, UNT is committed to serving underrepresented and underserved communities. As a university located in the increasingly diverse region of North Texas, we believe its critically important to expand its resources to serve as a welcoming institution for everyone, and especially for this targeted population who is become a larger part of our student body. Learn more about UNT's HSI Task Force