1885 State grants charter for Woman’s College of Baltimore City (“City” dropped in 1890).
1888 First classes begin in Goucher Hall.
1892 First college class graduates with five students.
1905 The college’s Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa installs its first members.
1910 The college is renamed in honor of John and Mary Fisher Goucher and celebrates its 25th Anniversary.
1915 The first intercollegiate game, basketball, is played against Bryn Mawr.
1921 President William Guth purchases 421 acres in Towson for a new campus. Goucher Alumnae Quarterly begins publication.
1938 Goucher celebrates its 50th Anniversary and holds national architectural competition to design new campus.
1942 Mary Fisher Hall opens as first building and first residence hall on the Towson campus.
1954 College completes move from Baltimore to Towson campus.
1978 Off-campus experience becomes degree requirement.
1985 Goucher celebrates its 100th Anniversary.
1986 Trustees vote to admit men to the undergraduate program.
1990 Goucher enrolls its first graduate students.
1991 First coeducational class graduates.
1993 Faculty, students, and staff join for Morning of Community Service, now mandatory for incoming students.
2001 Sanford J. Ungar is inaugurated as Goucher’s 10th president.
2002 The strategic plan Transcending Boundaries of the Map & the Mind is approved.
2006 Study abroad becomes a degree requirement for undergraduates, beginning with the Class of 2010.
2007 Transcending Boundaries: The Campaign for Goucher College is launched.
2009 The Athenaeum is completed.
2010 Goucher celebrates its 125th Anniversary.