Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies program to launch this spring

Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, commonly referred to as CRES, is an interdisciplinary initiative aimed at establishing the study of diverse cultures as a key component of TCU’s curriculum and in all aspects of university life. The program, launching this spring, will explore race and ethnicity as active social, political, historical and cultural processes. According… Read more »

Darron Turner named Chief Inclusion Officer and Title IX Coordinator

As part of TCU’s ongoing emphasis on enriching our culture and ensuring a welcoming environment for all faculty, staff and students, Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. today announced the creation of a Chief Inclusion Officer and Title IX Coordinator position and appointed Dr. Darron Turner, formerly associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs, to the role…. Read more »

THINK GLOBAL: Global implications of the U.S. Presidential Election

Sept. 27, Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom Reception at 5:30 p.m., panel discussion at 6 p.m. FREE, open to the public KERA’s Krys Boyd will moderate a discussion with top scholars, journalists, and policy makers on global affairs. With the first presidential debate scheduled for the prior evening, this Think Global event promises to be lively and… Read more »

Six years running as a “Great College to Work For”

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Chronicle of Higher Education has again selected Texas Christian University as one of the top universities honored in its 2016 “Great Colleges to Work For” list. This is TCU’s sixth year to be recognized, and the university again earned recognition in all 12 areas of distinction, a feat no other… Read more »

‘Think Global’ discussion addresses local and global impact of sex slavery

THINK GLOBAL: Sex Trafficking April 4, 6 p.m., Brown-Lupton University Union Ballroom [map] FREE, open to the public Around the world, and right here in Dallas-Fort Worth, countless women are forced, coerced or tricked into sexual servitude. A complex web of economic, social and political factors leave these women dependent on their traffickers and deprived of other options…. Read more »

Her name is Hope

Learn about the TCU Rhino Initiative and the rhino crisis through the eyes of a TCU student. The College of Science & Engineering, in conjunction with the College of Fine Arts, announce the grand opening of the TCU Rhino Exhibit, “Her name is Hope.” The exhibition features artwork and photography by senior studio art major… Read more »

Frost Foundation Lectureship highlights the fight for justice in Rwanda

In 1994, unimaginable violence overtook the country of Rwanda and for 100 days, crimes against humanity and war crimes were committed on a horrific scale to an estimated 800,000 Tutsis. Join the Center for International Studies Jan. 21 at this year’s Frost Foundation Lectureship and hear first-hand from the attorneys who sought justice following the… Read more »

More than 700 scheduled to graduate Saturday

Degrees from Texas Christian University and Brite Divinity School will be presented to 782 students during Fall Commencement ceremonies at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on the TCU campus. Students will receive their diplomas from Chancellor Victor J. Boschini Jr. The Chancellor also will deliver the Commencement address…. Read more »

Moment of silence to be observed at noon

Governor Greg Abbott has requested that Texans observe a moment of silence today at noon. Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. has asked that our community members please consider stopping where they are for a moment to reflect upon what has happened in France. From Governor Abbott’s website: Consistent with the moment of silence to be… Read more »

TCU students safe in Paris

TCU has been in contact with the three students who are studying abroad with our partner programs. Our thoughts and prayers are with them and with all who have been affected by this tragedy.