History Timeline

  • 2013

    University of North Texas names Dr. Neal Smatresk President

  • 2013

    Former UNTS Regent and UNTHSC alum Dr. Michael Williams named President of UNT Health Science Center

  • 2013

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) grants accreditation to UNT Dallas to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees

  • 2013

    UNT System College of Pharmacy admits first class

  • 2011

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry signs HB 4 establishing the UNT System College of Pharmacy

  • 2010

    University of North Texas at Dallas officially opens as the third independent institution of higher education in the UNT System

  • 2009

    State of Texas approves UNT Dallas College of Law and earmarks $5 million of the State’s 2011-2012 budget for the law school

  • 2009

    UNT System headquarters move to 1901 Main Street in Downtown Dallas

  • 2009

    Gov. Rick Perry signs Senate Bill 629, allowing UNT Dallas to become a stand alone institution

  • 2008

    UNT System acquires 1901 Main Street in Downtown Dallas as an eight-story classroom and office facility