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  • UNT System College of Pharmacy

    2014 College of Pharmacy program awarded Candidate Status

    The UNT System College of Pharmacy's Doctor  of  Pharmacy  program  is awarded Candidate Status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

  • Dr. Neal Smatresk

    2013 UNT names Dr. Smatresk as President

    University of North Texas names Dr. Neal Smatresk President

  • UNT System College of Pharmacy

    2013 College of Pharmacy admits first class

    UNT System College of Pharmacy admits first class

  • UNT Dallas

    2013 UNT Dallas awarded accreditation

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

  • Dr. Michael Williams

    2013 UNTHSC names Dr. Williams as President

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

  • Governor Rick Perry

    2011 TX Gov Perry helps establish College of Pharmacy

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

  • UNT Dallas

    2010 UNT Dallas opens

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

  • UNT System Headquarters

    2009 System headquarters moves to Dallas

    UNT System headquarters move to 1901 Main Street in Downtown Dallas

  • UNT Dallas College of Law

    2009 UNT Dallas College of Law approved

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

  • UNT Dallas Seal

    2009 UNT Dallas becomes stand alone institution

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