Feb. 24, 1962- Board of Directors of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College
January 26, 1962- Governor Daniel Price signs the authorization for the TAMUG campus.
Sept. 17, 1962- Texas Maritime Academy begins holding classes on the College Station campus of Texas A&M.
Sept. 16, 1963- Texas Maritime Academy begins holding classes on the Galveston campus at Fort Crockett.
In 1968, the Mitchell Campus was dedicated on Pelican Island. By then, some 150 students were studying in the program and it had its own home ship, the Texas Clipper.
Pelican Island, Mitchell Campus, taken about 1986.
Jul. 27, 1971- Texas Maritime Academy, the Moody Marine Institute, and the Galveston Coastal Zone Laboratory join to become the College of Marine Science and Maritime Resources.
Jul, 1972- The institution is renamed Moody College of Marine Sciences and Maritime Resources.
Jun. 10, 1977- The institution is renamed Moody College.
Jul. 26, 1979- The institution is renamed Texas A&M University at Galveston by the Texas A&M University System’s Board of Regents.
1981- The name Texas A&M University at Galveston is officially authorized by the 67th Texas State Legislature.
Dr. Stephen Curley's book cover, published by Texas A&M University Press in 2005. Stephen Curley has taught at Texas A&M University at Galveston for more than thirty years and has witnessed most of the development he describes in this manuscript. Find out more about Aggies By the Sea.
Mitchell Campus, circa 2010