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History Timeline

  • 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

  • UNT System 2008

    2008 UNT System acquires 1901 Main St

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

  • Majestic Lofts

    2006 UNT System acquires Majestic Lofts

    UNT System acquires Majestic Lofts, located at 1900 Elm Street in Downtown Dallas

  • Lee F. Jackson

    2002 Judge Lee F. Jackson named Chancellor

    Dr. Al Hurley retires as UNT System Chancellor and Board of Regents appoints Dallas County Judge Lee F. Jackson as Chancellor

  • UNT Dallas

    2001 UNT System acquires land for UNT Dallas campus

    UNT System acquires 202 acres of attractive undeveloped land between Camp Wisdom Road and IH20 to be the permanent campus of UNTD

  • 2001 SB576 approves creation of UNT Dallas

    Gov. Rick Perry signs Senate Bill 576, formally approving the creation of an independent the University of North Texas at Dallas

  • UNT System Seal

    2001 Formal System status takes effect

    Formal System status takes effect on January 1 with System offices headquartered in Denton , UNT campus in Denton

  • Norval Pohl and Dr. Hurley

    2000 UNT announces Norval Pohl as President

    Board of Regents appoint Dr. Norval Pohl as President of UNT, while Dr. Hurley becomes the UNT System's first full-time Chancellor