An act of the 27th Legislature in 1901 founded the Girls Industrial College as a public institution that would become 澳门新银河 in 1957. The school had then and has now a dual mission: to provide a liberal education and to prepare young women "for the practical industries of the age" with a specialized education.


TWU continues today as a public university that offers a comprehensive catalog of academic studies, 包括学士学位, 硕士和博士学位. Now in its tenth decade, the University has grown from a small college to a major university. TWU is the largest university primarily for women in the United States, with the main campus in 丹顿 and health science centers in 达拉斯和休斯顿.



1901 — The Girls Industrial College was founded by an act of the 27th Texas Legislature.

1903 — The first building, now known as Old Main, was constructed on campus.

1904 — First graduating class with one graduate, Beulah Kincaid.

1905 — The college’s name is changed to the College of Industrial Arts (CIA).

1910 — CIA becomes the first institution of higher learning to establish and maintain a department of music.

1915 — The first bachelor’s degrees are awarded at CIA.

1917 — The first kindergarten at a public institution is established at CIA.

1923 — CIA becomes an accredited member of the Southern Association of 大学 and Secondary Schools.

1930 — Graduate studies are established at the college.

1934 — The college’s name changes to Texas State College for Women.

1953 — The first doctoral degrees are awarded at TSCW.

1954 — The college’s nursing program begins in 达拉斯 at Parkland Hospital.

1957 — The college’s name changes to Texas Woman’s University.

1960 — The TWU 健康科学研究所休斯顿中心 opens in the Texas Medical Center.

1966 — The TWU Institute of Health Sciences-达拉斯 Center opens near Parkland Hospital.

1972 — Men are admitted into TWU’s graduate programs and undergraduate and graduate health sciences professions programs in 丹顿, 达拉斯和休斯顿.

1976 — Mary Evelyn Blagg Huey becomes the first woman president of TWU.

1977 — TWU opens the Presbyterian campus, the university’s second clinical center in 达拉斯.

1986 — The Mary Evelyn Blagg Huey Library opens on the 丹顿 campus.

1992 — The TWU Stroke Center-达拉斯 is established to provide treatment and training in neurological rehabilitation specifically for stroke patients.

1994 — Men are admitted to all undergraduate degree programs at TWU.

2002 — The TWU soccer team begins its inaugural season in the fall, 加入篮球, 体操, 垒球和排球.

2004年的今天,TWU发射G-Force, a program aimed at increasing higher education enrollment for first-generation students. The first Go-Center — a physical space in a high school that offers admission and financial aid application assistance and other information — opened in spring 2005.

2006 -新, state-of-the-art TWU 休斯顿 Center opens at the southern gateway to the Texas Medical Center.

2007 — The new Redbud Theater Complex opens on the northwest side of Hubbard Hall.

2008 — The TWU 体操 team wins its ninth USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championship.

2009-10 - TWU庆祝十年成就, 标志着学生10周年, faculty and staff accomplishments; academic innovations; enrollment growth; technological advances; and transformed facilities.

2010-11 — The TWU basketball team captures the university’s first-ever Lone Star Conference Championship and advances to the NCAA Tournament.

2011年TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-达拉斯 Center opens, combining the university’s Parkland and Presbyterian centers at the Parkland site. The 丹顿 campus sees the opening of two new buildings: the Ann Stuart Science Complex, 以TWU校长Ann Stuart命名, 还有健身娱乐中心.

2012 — The university launches its mobile website, TWU Mobile, in January.

2013 — Terry Foundation Scholarships become available for TWU students.

2014年,Carine M. Feyten, Ph值.D. becomes the second chancellor and the 11th president of TWU. Landon Dickerson is the first male student to be elected TWU student body president. TWU implements the state’s first TeachLivE™ lab, a computer-simulated classroom.

2018 — The Institute for Women's Leadership is established to serve the State of Texas as a resource for scholarship and research and to prepare more women to take on successful roles in business and public service. The TWU 体操 team wins its 11th USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Title, 先锋队取得了背靠背的胜利, 谁还获得了2017年的冠军.

2019 — TWU celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods. “麦克思想:人类的可能性," the story of TWU's former research director Pauline Beery Mack, 在美国宇航局的CineSpace电影比赛中获得第三名. TWU is named National Outdoor Champion in the Association of Outdoor 娱乐 and Education Campus Challenge. 一个新的餐厅和议会村, 包括玛丽堂, 在丹顿校区开设, and the softball field is renamed in honor of alumna and former coach Dianne Baker.