President - The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas System
Arlington, Texas

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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 community.

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 The site includes a portal to receive confidential applications and nominations.  For additional information about The University of Texas at Arlington, visit   

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to [email protected].  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.


For more than 130 years, The University of Texas System has been committed to improving the lives of Texans and people all over the world through education, research and health care.  The University of Texas System is one of the nation’s largest systems of higher education, with 14 institutions that educate more than 217,000 students. Each year, UT institutions award more than one-third of all undergraduate degrees in Texas and almost two-thirds of all health professional degrees. With about 20,000 faculty – including Nobel laureates – and more than 70,000 health care professionals, researchers, student advisors and support staff, the UT System is one of the largest employers in the state. University of Texas institutions are setting the standard for excellence in higher education and will continue do so thanks to our generous donors and the leadership of the Chancellor, the Board of Regents and UT presidents.

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