Goal 4:
Strengthen Workforce (Both Employees & Graduates)

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Goal #4: Strengthen WorkforceTCU plays a meaningful role both for our campus community and for society as a whole – preparing tomorrow’s leaders.

For our own workforce, we plan to:

  • Recruit and retain the highest quality faculty and staff through competitive compensation and benefits packages, professional development and recognition programs
  • Implement effective succession planning to ensure that we develop a workforce to strategically lead TCU into the future

For our students, we will:

  • Offer programs and courses that encourage career awareness and readiness
  • Leverage opportunities with employers for internships and full-time careers after graduation

Committee for Goal 4: Strengthen Workforce (Both Employees and Graduates)

Ms. Rachelle Blackwell (Co-Chair)
Dr. Greg Stephens (Co-Chair)
Vice Chancellor Yohna Chambers (Liaison)
Ms. Aisha Torrey-Sawyer (Liasion)

Dr. Jennifer Allie
Katie Beaulieu
Gretchen Bouton
Thomas Brown
Kaity Butcher
Beth Cardwell
Carley Charbonneau
Dr. Dennis Cheek
Jason Cline
Cheryl Cobb
Dr. Eric Cox
Brandon Curry
Keri Cyr
Clayton Dana-Bashion
Dr. Glenda Daniels
Susan Douglas Roberts
Heath Einstein
Holly Ellman
Dean Homer Erekson
Harmonie Farrow
Dr. Amber Finn
Tony Fleming
Dr. Amiso George
Lewis Glaser
Joanne Green
Landon Hendrickson
Dr. Charlotte Hogg
Rachel Hopper
LaTanya Johns

Linda LaCoste
James Lincoln
Karen Lindsey
Marie Martinez
Pat Miller
Kent Mire
Tamie Morgan
Megan Murphey
Trung Nguyen
Amanda Nickerson
Dean Mary Martin Patton
Lenelda Pennington
Dr. James Petrovich
Dr. Katherine Polzer
Peyton Purcell
Kristen Queen
Evan Rodriguez
Broc Sears
Camille Sholars
Susan Sledge
Sara Sorenson
Megan Soyer
Nancy Styles
Dr. Cornell Thomas
Jason Titus
Deidra Turner
Dr. Cindy Williams

Committee Report

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Do you have questions or comments about the report? Email strategicplan@tcu.edu


1. Strengthen Academic Profile and Reputation

To maintain our momentum, we will continue to pursue the brightest students and will increase undergraduate enrollment by roughly 600 students for a total student body of 11,000 in coming years.

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2. Strengthen Endowment

By strengthening our endowment, we will lessen the pressure and unsustainability of continual tuition increases. We will also significantly increase our financial strength and competitive advantage.

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3. Strengthen TCU Experience and Campus Culture

TCU’s culture – that sense of spirited belonging – is one of our greatest strengths, equally as important as the academic experience.

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4. Strengthen Workforce (Both Employees and Graduates)

To be the best, we must nurture the strongest faculty and staff who will then prepare our graduates to use their University degrees and experiences to make positive and lasting contributions to society.

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