Carnegie Classification

Next Chapter: University of North Texas President Neal Smatresk Announces Plans to Step Down

by | Feb 6, 2024
Neal Smatresk's decade at UNT sparked big changes and growth, boosting its standing in academics and research. From "record-breaking enrollment" to "making UNT the highest-ranked Tier One institution in the North Texas region," his tenure marks transformation across multiple fronts.
SMU Names Inaugural Vice Provost of Research, Chief Innovation Officer as It Pursues R1 Status
by | Nov 18, 2022
The appointment of Suku Nair, a leader in computer science and engineering who's been teaching and researching at SMU for more than 30 years, is part of a plan for SMU to achieve Carnegie Classification “R1” status, awarded to those universities with the highest levels of research.
Is DFW Attracting Top Tech Talent? You Bet it Is
by | Jul 12, 2016
Dallas-Fort Worth ranks highly among major metropolitan areas in the concentration of tech jobs, a JLL researcher says.
With New Honor, 3 DFW Universities Push Toward Tier One
by | Feb 23, 2016
When the question is, “What’s in a name?” the answer can be unclear if the name is Tier One.