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History Timeline

  • Jazz Studies

    1946 First "Jazz Studies" degree established

    North Texas State Teachers College establishes first "Jazz Studies" degree in the nation

  • 1923 North Texas State Normal College renamed

    North Texas State Normal College renamed North Texas State Teachers College

  • Intercollegiate football

    1913 Intercollegiate football begins

    Intercollegiate football begins at North Texas State Normal College

  • 1913 Enrollment surpasses 1000

    Enrollment at North Texas State Normal College surpasses 1000

  • North Texas Normal College

    1901 North Texas Normal College renamed

    North Texas Normal College renamed North Texas State Normal College

  • 1899 Legislation for state college status

    Legislation signed to make North Texas Normal College a state college

  • Texas Normal College and Teacher's Training Institute

    1894 Teachers' Training Institute renamed

    Texas Normal College and Teachers' Training Institute renamed North Texas Normal College

  • President Joshua C. Chilton

    1890 UNT founded

    UNT was founded as Texas Normal College and Teacher Training Institute by President Joshua C. Chilton