First 40 years history project

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UMass Dartmouth 1960-2006: Trials and Triumph

The history of the campus with over 400 pages and 550 photos. Available at the Campus Store, Baker Books, and Partners Village Store.

Trials and Triumph tells the story of the university from its creation in 1960 to the present. In telling this story, the project team relies on wide participation from those whose lives have intersected with the evolution of this university. You have probably observed or contributed to this growth in some way. This website provides an opportunity for you to stay in touch with the history project and contribute your perspectives and insights.