Black Lives Matter

We honor the legacies of black men and women who have been killed and say their names: George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Atatiana Jefferson, Botham Jean, Eric Garner, Sandra Bland, and far too many more.

Affirming Our Commitment

An Inventory of Our Progress

Connecting the Dots: Next Steps on the Journey to Inclusive Excellence at TCU

In the fall of 2019, Teresa Abi-Nader Dahlberg, Ph.D., provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, asked researchers from the Center for Strategic Diversity Leadership and Social Innovation of Atlanta, Georgia, to inventory the strategies, structures, programs and actions that drive inclusive excellence at TCU.

The findings are now available in an executive summary.

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Stacie McCormick

“As each generation encounters these writers who have been so foundational to African American literature, I think there is this need to engage with them in a way that feels right for the moment."

See Stacie's story

Komla Aggor

"Racial identity is definitely a hot topic."

See Komla's story

Tatiana Arguello

"Everybody is a poet until proven otherwise."

See Tatiana's story

Elva Orozco Mendoza

"It was never too far removed from us and is something that could easily happen here."

See Elva's Story

Moving Forward

Office of Diversity & Inclusion 2018-2020 Report

Over the past two years, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion and the DEI Committee have made progress toward making TCU a more inclusive campus. The increase in learning and development opportunities, mandatory selection committee training and the initiative to implement the DEI essential competency in the core curriculum are a few milestones. We’ve made much progress but have much more work to do. We’ll continue to build a stronger and more inclusive community as we strive for inclusive excellence. It takes ALL of us to achieve success.

Explore the Report

What does diversity, equity, and inclusion mean?

Learn More About TCU’s Commitment to DEI

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