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Together, A New Strategic Plan

“It is a remarkable time to be a Horned Frog. For 150 years, we have developed ethical leaders who shape and improve the world - and we're just getting started. Now, we write the next chapter of our story - together.”

- Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr. and President Daniel W. Pullin

Engage With Us

An inclusive process is key to understanding the needs of our community and developing a plan that reflects our Mission, Vision and Values and the emerging priorities of our diverse body of students, faculty, and staff. 

We invite you to participate in the planning process and explore the latest communications.

Share Your Idea

Your thoughtful feedback about the future of TCU will help inform the next strategic plan.

Share Your Idea with President Pullin

Ask a Strategic Plan Question

Focused Stakeholder Engagement

In addition to the engagement opportunities for students, faculty and staff, campus leadership will continue to engage with stakeholder groups throughout the planning process. These groups include but are not limited to:

  • Board of Trustees
  • Campus-based Governance Group Leaders
  • Student Government Association
  • Graduate Student Senate
  • Faculty Senate
  • Staff Assembly
  • President’s Cabinet
  • Administrative Council
  • Provost's Council
  • Academic Deans 
  • Department Leaders
  • Local community leaders
  • Alumni
  • Parents
  • Chancellor's Advisory Council
  • Young Chancellor's Advisory Council

Core Strategy Team

To help steer the strategic planning process and ensure that we incorporate perspectives from all campus stakeholders, a Core Strategy Team has been assembled to convene on a regular basis. Dr. Emily Lund, Dr. Kevin Knight, Dr. John T. Harvey, Dean Amy Hardison Tully and Deputy Athletic Director Ryan Peck have been appointed as Co-Chairs, and Dr. Susan Weeks is our Core Strategy Team Project Manager.
The team will work closely with members of the President's Cabinet and an advisory council of student, faculty, staff and alumni governance leaders, and has already begun to reach out to faculty, students, staff, alumni, employers, Trustees and the broader Fort Worth community to engage in workshops and listening sessions around four strategic pillars:

  1. Growth and Student Experience
  2. Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities
  3. Athletics
  4. Community Engagement

2024 Anticipated Timeline

Spring – Feedback-gathering phase with survey, town halls, listening sessions and round tables with TCU community and broader community stakeholders.
Summer –Continue to seek feedback and community ideas. Late summer: Set goals and define initiatives based on feedback.
Fall – Develop collaborative plans under each initiative. Goal: Draft plan is presented at the November 2024 Board of Trustees Fall Retreat.

Latest Communications

Town Hall Meetings

Connect with President Pullin and discuss topics in an open forum setting. Fall 2024 Town Hall meeting dates will be posted soon.

Stakeholder Survey

The strategic plan survey closed April 12, 2024.

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Mission, Vision and Values

Explore TCU’s mission, vision, and recently updated values to help inform your ideas for the future of TCU.

Meet TCU

At TCU, we’re doing more than dreaming of a new future – we’re leading it. Every day, we empower leaders to become a force for the greater good. Explore how.

Vision in Action: Lead On

TCU’s growth in size and national presence has been guided by our current strategic plan, Vision in Action: Lead On. Adopted in 2017, the plan includes four goals centered on: 1) strengthening the academic profile and reputation; 2) strengthening the endowment; 3) strengthening the TCU experience and campus culture; and 4) strengthening the workforce: both employees and graduates.