THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT
The University of Texas System invites applications and
nominations for the position of President of The University of
Texas at Arlington to lead a comprehensive research, teaching and
public service institution. The successful candidate will have the
experience, integrity, skills and vision to continue to advance the
university’s academic and research reputation, grow enrollment, and
strengthen relationships with education and industry partners.
Founded in 1895, UT Arlington is a Carnegie Research 1
institution (total research expenditures exceeded $125 million for
FY 2020), a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian
American Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. UTA
is located on a 420-acre campus in the heart of the Dallas-Fort
Worth metroplex. One of the largest universities in Texas and among
the fastest growing in the country, the university serves more than
48,000 students who attend classes both on campus and online. The
university also boasts one of the most diverse campus populations
in the nation (ranked #5 by U.S. News & World Report
for undergraduate ethnic diversity), with students from every state
in the U.S. and more than 100 countries.
UT Arlington has been recognized for its commitment to serving
veterans (ranked No. 1 on Military Times’ 2020 and 2021
“Best for Vets: Colleges” list), first-generation students,
transfer students and a large undergraduate class. With more than
300 campus organizations and 10,000 students living on or adjacent
to campus, UT Arlington has an engaged and vibrant campus
As the Chief Executive Officer, the President leads development
and implementation of goals and strategies to achieve the
university’s mission and the priorities authorized by the UT System
Board of Regents, reporting through the Chancellor. The next
President will lead UT Arlington as it continues to grow and
enhance its status as one of the premier academic and research
institutions in Texas and the nation. The successful candidate will
demonstrate a strong commitment to the university’s values, its
students and the community it serves.
A job description may be found at www.utsystem.edu/ut-arlington-presidential-search.
The site includes a portal to receive confidential applications and
nominations. For additional information about The University
of Texas at Arlington, visit www.uta.edu.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and
curriculum vitae to PresidentialSearch@utsystem.edu.
The search process will be conducted confidentially until the Board
of Regents names a finalist.
The University of Texas System Administration is an Equal
Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran
status or sexual orientation.