Friday, September 14, 2018
Growing enrollment leads to record-setting graduation rates that drive the Texas economy
Students who graduate from the University of North Texas soar higher, and this year UNT reached new heights in serving the students of Texas by:
- awarding a record number of degrees
- increasing retention and achieving significant growth in its 4-year graduation rate, and
- strengthening its commitment to serve the communities of North Texas as the city of Frisco’s higher education partner
Perhaps most importantly though, is the fact that this year, UNT should officially meet the criteria to be designated as a Minority Serving Institution...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Environmental Protection Agency recognizes UNT among nation's leading green power users
DENTON (UNT), Texas — This summer the University of North Texas ranked 11th on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Top 30 College and University list of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership. The ranking marked the school’s first appearance in the top 11 spots.
The EPA awarded the ranking after UNT enrolled in Denton Municipal Electric’s GreenSense Renewable Electricity Program this past spring. The university uses more than 107 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power...
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Chancellor Lee F. Jackson announces retirement plans after guiding UNT System through period of unprecedented growth
DALLAS - University of North Texas System Chancellor Lee F. Jackson today announced plans to retire before the end of 2017 from a position he has held for 15 years. Jackson, the second Chancellor in UNT System history, is currently the longest-serving university system chancellor in the State of Texas and has guided UNTS and its three universities through a period of unprecedented growth since being appointed by its Board of Regents in 2002.
“It has been a great privilege to lead the UNT System team, our Board, and our three campuses in service to the North Texas region,” Jackson...