UT Tyler 40th Anniversary
- UT Tyler’s 2,000th academic degree awarded.
- Dr. George F. Hamm named university’s second president.
- Robert R. Muntz Library opens, $4.5 million facility largest library collection in 14-county East Texas Planning Region.
- UT Tyler enrollment surpasses 2,000.
- $10 million from Lindsey-Merrick Estate bequeathed to UT Tyler.
- UT Tyler Distinguished Lecture Series introduced.
- UT Tyler enrollment surpasses 3,000.
- UT Tyler Endowed Professorship Program initiated; professorships established by Mary John and Ralph Spence and George W. and Robert S. Pirtle.
- Coordinating Board authorizes master of science in nursing degree.
- UT Tyler men’s tennis team wins national championship.