2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog


Research and Departmental Funds

Larry D. Adams International Award was established in 2012 by friends to honor Dr. Larry D. Adams.

Alcon Endowment for Ophthalmology Excellence was established in 2019 by Alcon Vision, LLC to meet needs in the TCU and UNT School of Medicine and expand opportunities in ophthalmology.

Catherine R. Alexander Endowment for Ballet Choreographer-in-Residence was established in 2003 within the College of Fine Arts from contributions by the Robert D. and Catherine R. Alexander Foundation.

Julian Carr Aliber '15 Endowed Fund in Kinesiology was established in 2014, by Bill and Kim Aliber in honor of their daughter, Julie. It helps the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences to support undergraduate research in Kinesiology.

Elizabeth Brackin Allen Endowed Nursing Fund was established in 2016 within the College of Nursing & Health Sciences by Elizabeth and Daryl Allen to help junior and senior level nursing students to advance their Honors research projects.

Carl T. and May Anna Anderson Fund for Geology was established by Mr. and Mrs. Anderson '41 '41 to provide budget support for the Department of Geology. This endowed fund is used to provide scholarship assistance, instructional equipment purchases, reference materials, field trips and for support of the instructional budget.

Adam Andrea Study Abroad Endowed Fund was established in 2017 within the College of Education by Adam, Christina and Rudy Andrea and family to support students who participate in its International Study Abroad program.

Andrea Mennen Family Endowed Fund for the ANSERS Institute was established in 2017 within the College of Education by Adam, Christina and Rudy Andrea and family to fund activities and programs which help provide exemplary teaching, creative research and community outreach to advance special education.

Andrews Institute of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Endowment was established in 2007 within the College of Education through a gift from Paul and Judy Andrews for the purpose of providing undergraduate and graduate scholarships for students in math and science education, to fund outreach programs for k-12 math and science teachers, students and their parents, to support collaborative faculty research and market the institute and its programs.

David A. Archer Fund for Excellence in Honors was established in 2017 the John V. Roach Honors College by David A. Archer and Ms. Phyllis Panenka to elevate teaching and learning in the Honors College.

AXA Endowed Fund was established by Jeff and EvMarie Angelovich in 2009. It allows the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media to welcome industry professionals to campus so they can speak to students.

Barrentine Values and Ventures® Endowed Fund was established in 2013 by Lisa and Ron Barrentine to support the TCU Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Competition.

Barry Family/ Goldman Sachs Student Experience Endowment was established in 2017 by Mr. and Mrs. Steven M. Barry in honor of their daughter, Shannon Barry ’19, and enables the Department of Fashion Merchandising to support travel and internship opportunities for students with financial need.

Mary Evans Beasley Endowment for Campus Beautification was established in 1987 to help provide landscaping to beautify the TCU campus.

Theodore Beasley Faculty Fellowships in the Neeley School of Business were established in 2000 by The Theodore and Beulah Beasley Foundation, Inc., to honor the memory of Theodore Beasley.

Bebout Wellness Center for the Helping Professions was established in 2019 by the Bebout Family Foundation to provide ongoing wellness programming in the Bebout Wellness Center for students, faculty and staff in nursing and other healthcare professions.

Alann P. Bedford Endowment Fund was established in 1995 through a planned gift from Alann P. Bedford to support the Neeley School of Business.

Bennett Family Endowed Dean's Fund for Excellence was established in 2016 within the College of Science & Engineering by Dr. William F. and Charis Bennett to support student research and special projects.

Biegert Values and Ventures® Endowment was created by Jeff and Sally Biegert in 2012 to aid the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center in enhancing its many activities and further strengthening its national reputation.

Dr. Brent Blackburn Family Endowed Dean's Fund for Excellence was established in 2017 within the College of Science & Engineering by Dr. Brent K. Blackburn to support student research and special projects.

Block T Legacy Endowed Fund was established in 2013 by the TCU Lettermen’s Association Board of Directors to assist with athletic capital projects, strengthen scholarships for student-athletes and address the University’s greatest needs.

BNSF Neeley Leadership Program is funded through an endowment that was established by the BNSF Foundation in 2006. The BNSF Neeley Leadership Program facilitates unique learning opportunities for some of the Neeley School’s most promising students.

Willene Glass Boger and Allen Dickson Boger, Jr. Endowment for the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2014 by Mr. and Mrs. Allen Boger to assist with needs in the College of Science & Engineering.

Boller Honors Fund, established by Dr. Paul F. Boller, Jr., allows the John V. Roach Honors College to award prize money each year for the Boller Award, which is given in recognition of the best Senior Honors Projects.

Dr. Paul F. Boller, Jr. Endowed Fund for TCU Press was created in 2014 through a bequest from Dr. Boller’s estate.

Paul Boller Humanities and Fellowship Funds provide travel grants and dissertation support for graduate students in history, enabling them to conduct research or attend conferences.

Rev. and Mrs. Paul F. Boller Endowment Fund was established by Dr. Paul F. Boller, Jr. in 1981. It supports the John V. Roach Honors College.

Drs. Mark and Ari Brown Endowed Fund in the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2020 by Ari and Mark Brown to support the Dr. Phil Hartman Endowed Director's Fund for Excellence.

Rebecca Brumley Service Learning Endowment Fund was established in 2017 by Mr. and Mrs. Ira J. Brumley to enable the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine to extend medical students opportunities to give back to the local community, practicing servant leadership.

Anne Burnett and Charles Tandy Endowment was established in 1979 by the Anne Burnett and Charles Tandy Foundation.

Buschman Endowed Fund in the AddRan College of Liberal Arts was established in 2010 through a bequest from the estate of Robert Alfred Buschman.

Robert and Jerita Buschman Fund for Theatre in the College of Fine Arts was established by Mr. Robert Buschman and Ms. Jerita Foley Buschman in 1986 to provide budget support for the Department of Theatre and especially for theatre production activities.

John L. Butler Endowed Fund for Internships was endowed in 2004 through the gifts of numerous donors. The fund provides support for student interns in the University Ministries Program.

Kenneth and Kaylynn Caldwell Leadership Excellence Award Endowment was established in 2020 through the generosity of Kenneth and Kaylynn Caldwell and enables the Air Force ROTC at TCU to provide an annual award for the top-performing cadet in the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Vicky Vinson Cantwell Ant History Fund for Curatorial Programming was established in 2019 by Vicky and Greg Cantwell to enable the College of Fine Arts to enhance the Art History Program by providing funds for museum and/or art world professionals to engage with and educate TCU students.

Electra Carlin Art Department Endowment in the College of Fine Arts was established in 2001 by a bequest from Mrs. Carlin's estate. The fund underwrites exhibitions of Texas artists.

Center for Civic Literacy Endowment was created in 2006 through gifts from Teri Baker O'Glee '78 and the Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston. The endowment benefits activities of TCU's Center for Civic Literacy.

Center for Digital Expression is housed in the AddRan College of Liberal Arts and was primarily funded through gifts from Clarence and Kerry Scharbauer.

Center for Texas Studies Endowment in the AddRan College of Liberal Arts is funded through an endowment that was established in 2003 to support the Center in its mission to celebrate all that makes Texas distinctive.

Center for Urban Studies is housed in the AddRan College of Liberal Arts and was primarily funded through gifts from Clarence and Kerry Scharbauer.

Cerkleski Family COE Endowed Fund was established in 2019 by the Cerkleski Family Charity Foundation to enhance the proficiency of students in the TCU College of Education through programming activities.

MD School Endowed Faculty Fund in Honor of Dr. Jacqueline Chadwick was established by anonymous donors in 2018 for the dual purposes of promoting faculty development in servant leadership and supporting student-to-student wellness and mentoring in the TCU and UNT School of Medicine. 

Brent Chesney Endowed Student Fellowship in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication was established in 2014 by Brent Chesney ’85 to recognize outstanding students in the Washington Internship Program.

Clark Family Neeley School Endowed Fund was established in 2019 through the generosity of Pamela and Edward Clark and provides unrestricted support for the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University.

Clark Society Endowed Faculty Fund was established in 2020 by members of the Clark Society to recognize outstanding work by professors across various disciplines through an award of funds to be used for teaching, research and creative programming, with the ultimate goal of benefiting students. 

Dr. Melvin E. Clouse Endowed Faculty Research Fund was established in 2018 by Dr. and Mrs. Melvin Clouse to support faculty research in interventional radiology in the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine.

Connelly Fundy for Career Readiness was established in 2019 by Julie and Claude Connelly and enables the Alcon Career Center in the Neeley School of Business to prepare Neeley's graduates for the global job market.

Louise and Frieda Cristol Endowment for Academic Programming in Jewish Studies was established by Bernice Cristol Selman ’37 in 2001.

Caroline I. Cutrona Endowed Fund was established in 2019 by the Cutrona Charitable Foundation to enable the TCU Laboratory Schools, Starpoint School at TCU and Kinderfrogs School at TCU, to provide support which benefits its students and programs.

Davies School of Communication Sciences & Disorders Endowment was established in the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences in 2014 by Ms. Marilyn E. Davies to create dynamic opportunities for TCU students and faculty which will substantially impact the quality and reputation of TCU's programs in speech-language pathology and habilitation of the deaf.

Davis Family Entrepreneur-in-Residence Endowment was provided by Barry and Antoinette Davis in 2008 to support the work of a distinguished scholar within the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center. The position is open.

Lou Hill and Ralph Davidson Endowment for the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development was established in 2006 within the College of Science & Engineering by Lou Hill ’64 and Ralph Davidson to aid the institute in its areas of research training and service.

J.E. and Marguerite Dawdy Ranch Management Field Studies Endowment was established in 2018 by Gwen Kunz to honor her aunt and uncle who were ranchers in Matagorda County and provides support for Field Studies in the Ranch Management Program.

DeCorrevont Family Endowed Fund for TCU Rowing was established in 2015 by the John and Patrice DeCorrevont Family to provide support for the TCU Rowing Club, which is housed within the TCU Department of Campus Recreation.

Department of Interior Design Excellence Fund in the College of Fine Arts was provided by an anonymous donor to enhance the student experience in the Department of Interior Design.

William M. Dickey Entrepreneur-in-Residence was established by a gift from the estate of Houston real estate developer William M. Dickey. Michael Sherrod holds this position.

Doll Family Endowed Fund was established in 2019 by David and Heidi Doll in honor of Graham Doll and Erin Elizabeth Doll to enhance the first-year experience at Texas Christian University.

Dr. Geraldine F. Dominiak English Department Endowed Writing Fund was established through a bequest by Geraldine Dominiak in 2020 to support the writing component of the English Department and is used for expenditures not covered by the department's budget.

Duncan Faculty Fellowship in the Neeley School of Business was established in 2006 through a bequest from the estate of Robert Roy Duncan '40 and Margaret F. Duncan '41.

Eugenia C. Dussourd Nutritional Science Programming Fund was established in 2016 through a bequest by Mrs. Dussourd in recognition of her gratitude for her years spent as a TCU student obtaining her home economics degree. It supports the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Science & Engineering.

Eagle Family Excellence Fund was established in 2017 by the John and Jennifer Eagle family to engage the School of Art in the College of Fine Arts to expose students to the world of art beyond the classroom.

Vera Turbeville Edelbrock Alumni Program Endowment was created in 2000 through a bequest from Mrs. Edelbrock's estate.

Vera Turbeville Edelbrock Art Endowment in the School of Fine Arts was created in 2000 through a bequest from Mrs. Edelbrock's estate.

Vera Turbeville Edelbrock College of Education Endowment was created the College of Education in 2000 through a bequest from Mrs. Edelbrock's estate.

Endowed Faculty Fund for Faculty Mentoring & Collaborative Research was established in 2010 by Dr. Cathy Collins Block to enable junior faculty in the College of Education to be mentored and conduct collaborative research with a leader in their field of education.

Endowed Student Fund for International Business Programs was established in 2008 within the Neeley School of Business by an anonymous donor to support students participating in its international initiatives.

Melissa and Arthur A. Epley Excellence Fund in Interior Design was established in 2018 by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur A. Epley to help support projects and pressing needs in the Interior Design Department as they arise.

Fashion Merchandising Student Experience Endowment was established anonymously in 2017 within the College of Fine Arts to support travel and internships for fashion merchandising students, especially those who would otherwise be unable to afford such opportunities.

Felner Family Washington Semester Endowed Fellowships Fund was established in 2019 by Diana and Craig Felner to enable students with financial need in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication to spend a semester at the Bob Schieffer College of Communication in Washington, D.C.

Michael R. Ferrari Award for Distinguished University Service & Leadership was established by the Board of Trustees in honor of the University’s ninth chancellor and recognizes a faculty or staff member for significant leadership.

Finie Nursing Practice Laboratory Endowment was created in 2017 by Christine and Paul Finie within the College of Nursing & Health Sciences to stock and maintain the practice lab.

John and Beck Fitch Family Fund was established in 2019 by Mike Fitch D.O. MOH, enable the College of Science & Engineering to maintain an active presence in the community for the purpose of recruiting students interested in STEM fields to Texas Christian University.

William E. Forehand Endowment for Undergraduate Business in the Neeley School of Business was established in 2014 by the estate of Mr. William E. Forehand.

Russ '96 and Cassie '97 Fothergill Endowed Fund in the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2020 by Cassie and Russ Fothergill to support the Dr. Phil Hartman Endowed Director's Fund for Excellence.

Allen Fozzard Leadership Development Fund was established in 2015 by Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Fozzard to support the BNSF Neeley Leadership Program in the Neeley School of Business.

Frog Camp Endowment in TCU Student Development Services was established in 2014 by TCU alumni and friends to cover costs for attendees who would not otherwise be able to participate.

Jane Armstrong Furche Endowment Fund in the AddRan College of Liberal Arts was established in 2017 through a bequest from Jane Armstrong Furche as well as a gift from each of her children, Anthony, Bradford and Elizabeth Armstrong, to benefit the department of religion.

William Galyean Endowment for Graphic Design was established in 2017 in the College of Fine Arts by Mr. and Mrs. Paul V. Holland to support the needs of the department of graphic design.

Garrett Ranch Management Endowed Fund was created by Michael and Toni Garrett in 2011. It equips the TCU Ranch Management Program with necessary resources to better support its operations.

Gibson Endowed Geography Fund was established in 2010 by E. Lawrence Gibson ’51 in honor of Dr. Martine Emert to support field trips for geography students.

Robert E. Glaze Endowment Fund was established through a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Glaze of Dallas.

Callie Bowers Green Endowment was established in 2013 by a bequest from Mrs. Green and supports TCU’s Internship Scholarship Program.

Ms. Grace H. Griffin '20 Endowed Summer Study Award in Fashion Merchandising was established in 2020 through the generosity of David and Kirsten Griffin and enables the Fashion Merchandising Program in the College of Fine Arts to support travel that provides experiential education opportunities for Fashion Merchandising majors.

Robert Allan and Mary Elizabeth Bowie Guyton Endowment was established in 2020 through the generosity of Beth and Robert Guyton and enables the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine to support academic development of cardiovascular medicine.

Haley Family Fund for Medicine and the Arts was established in 2018 by Mr. and Mrs. Bill Haley to provide funding for the Patient Communication Program at the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine in Collaboration with the TCU College of Fine Arts.

Hamilton Family eleven40seven Endowed Fund was established in 2013 by Emory and Frederic Hamilton in honor of their daughter, Helen. It enables TCU’s student-run journal of the arts to enhance its operations and better showcase students’ work with print and online media.

Dr. Bruce and Mrs. Melissa Harrell Endowed Fund in the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2016 by Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Harrell to support the Dr. Phil Hartman Endowed Director's Fund for Excellence.

The Harris College Fund Endowment was established in 2014 by an anonymous donor.

Harris College Strategic Initiatives Fund was established in 2016 by a gift from the estate of Mr. Warner Frank Rankin, Jr. and supports TCU’s Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences by accelerating strategic initiatives within the college.

Dr. Phil Hartman Endowed Director’s Fund for Excellence in the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2015 by a group of donors in honor of Dr. Phil Hartman to provide flexible operating support for the Pre-Health Professions Institute Director.

HELP Center Fellowship for LBGT Health was established in 2019 by the Health Education Learning Project to support original research in the TCU and UNT School of Medicine in the area of LBGT health and wellness by the HELP Center Fellow to expand access to care and services for the LGBT community.

Mark Henderson Art History Endowment was established through a gift from Mr. Henderson of Los Angeles, California in 2004 and provides support for students and faculty in the Department of Art and Art History.

Hendrick Endowed Fund for Undergraduate Research was established in 2019 by Katherine Hendrick will enable the John V. Roach Honors College at Texas Christian University to support undergraduate Honors students conducting research projects within the college.

Trevor Harrigan Hodne Memorial Fund was established in 2006 by Kim and Garrett Hodne and enables the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development to provide support to adoptive families and the professionals who serve them.

History Department Endowed Fund was established in 2019 to support undergraduate programming and recruitment.

Dawn and Brian Hoesterey Student Excellence Fund in Honors Business was established in 2013 in the Neeley School of Business by Dawn and Brian Hoesterey. It enhances the Neeley Fellows Program experience through educational research and travel opportunities.

Honors Professor Award Endowment was established in 1997 by Linda and Mark Wassenich to endow an annual award recognizing an outstanding professor in the John V. Roach Honors College.

G. Dallas Horton Economics Research and Travel Fund was established in 2008 by G. Dallas Horton ’92 to support travel and research in the Economics department.

Lucile Maxine Houston Endowed Fund was established in 2000 through a bequest from Ms. Houston to benefit the Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Mary E. Hughes Student Loan Fund was established in 2003 through a bequest from Ms. Hughes to fund student loans at TCU.

Daniel Hund Endowed Excellence Fund was established in 2020 through a bequest from Daniel C. Hund '07 and a gift from Tom and Judy Hund to support travel for students with financial need in the Master of Accounting (MAc) Program in the Neeley School of Business.

Paul Ifland Endowed Fund for Chemistry was established in 2014 by a bequest from Dr. Ifland and benefits TCU’s Chemistry Department.

Ignite Campus Ministries Endowed Fund was established by Cindy and Harry Holmes in 2012. It provides technical and administrative support for Ignite Campus Ministries.

Institute of Ranch Management was founded by gifts from two anonymous donors and from the William A. and Elizabeth B. Moncrief Foundation and Edward P. Bass. The institute's mission is to encourage networking and continuing education among the Ranch Management Program's graduates and cattle industry leaders, and to expand the existing program's reach internationally.

Jim and Wyn Jacobsen Band Fund was funded by the TCU Ex-Bandsmens' Association in honor of Jim Jacobsen, former TCU band director, and his late wife, Wyn.

Glenn and Deborah Johnson Family Endowment for History was established in 2019 by Glenn and Deborah Johnson to provide added support for Department faculty as well as for Department undergraduate majors and Department graduate students, thereby strengthening the Department programming and overall educational experience.

Makenzie Keely Endowed Fund for Fashion Merchandising was established by Diane and Edward Keely in 2019 to provide budget-enhancing support to the Department of Fashion Merchandising.

Dee J. Kelly Alumni & Visitors Center Endowment Fund was established in 2005 by Mr. and Mrs. Dee J. Kelly to provide support for the Kelly Center.

Kimbell Art Foundation Graduate Art History Fund is an endowment that was established by the Kimbell Art Foundation in 2001 to fund stipends for art history graduate students.

Luther King Capital Management Center for Financial Studies is funded through an endowment established by the Luther King Capital Management Corporation in 2002 and exists to enhance the quality, prestige and national visibility of finance programs at the Neeley School of Business with outstanding faculty, top students, industry partnerships and excellent employment opportunities for graduates.

Luther and Teresa King Ranch Management Information Resources and Program Enhancement Fund was established in 1995 by Mr. and Mrs. J. Luther King, Jr. to support the Institute of Ranch Management.

Herbert and Mamie LaGrone Teacher Education Student Leadership Fund was established by the late Mamie LaGrone in memory of her husband, Herbert, retired dean of the College of Education.

Chuck Lamb Emerging Scholars in Marketing Endowment was established in 2015 by Dr. Charles W. Lamb and Dr. Julie A. Baker, as well as through additional gifts made by friends and alumni, to bring promising doctoral and postdoctoral students to campus for short visits to conduct and/or present research and speak to classes in the Neeley School of Business.

Last Man Standing Fund was established in 2019 by the 16 remaining members of the 1973 Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pledge Class to enable the Frog Club to strengthen scholarship support for student-athletes.

Lay-Williams Endowed Fund for Special Education was established by Richard and Julianne Lay Williams and Carol Lay Fletcher in 2007 to benefit the Alice Neeley Special Education Research and Service Institute in its many endeavors.

Lesley Family Foundation Endowment for the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development was established by the Lesley Family Foundation in 2011 and enables the Institute of Child Development to bolster support for its general operations.

Suzanne and Kevin G. Levy Endowment for the School of Art was established in 2013 by Suzanne and Kevin Levy. It gives the School of Art flexibility in addressing a variety of needs related to the overall educational experience.

Linbeck Construction Corp. Residential Life Program Fund was established by the Linbeck Group in 2001. It enables student staff members in housing and residence life to pursue development opportunities.

Linbeck Entrepreneurial Leadership Program Endowment was provided by the generosity of Linbeck Group, and enables the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center to place qualified students into real-world entrepreneurial work experiences via paid internships.

Linbeck Supply and Value Chain Endowment supports the key initiatives within the Supply and Value Chain Center. The endowment was created by Linbeck in 2004.

Dr. Brad and Mary Ann Loeffelholz Endowed Fund in the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2015 by Dr. and Mrs. Brad Loeffelholz to support the Dr. Phil Hartman Endowed Director’s Fund for Excellence.

Lone Star Ag Credit Endowment was established by Lone Star Ag Credit in 2017 within the TCU Institute of Ranch Management to help provide continuing education opportunities for Ranch Management students, faculty and alumni.

Ralph Lowe Energy Management Program was established in 2017 within the College of Science & Engineering by Mary Ralph Lowe in memory of her father. It enables students to earn a Certificate of Energy Management through the Energy Institute to prepare for careers in the energy industry.

The Matthews Family Endowment for Journalism was established in 2015 by Tor and Kay Matthews to further elevate teaching and learning.in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication and its journalism program.

McCallum AddRan Faculty Development and Creativity Fund was established by Jack and Dana McCallum in 2011 to support the AddRan College of Liberal Arts.

Sue T. and Dwight M. McDonald ’59 ’59 Endowed Excellence Fund for AddRan College was established in 2016 by the McDonalds to provide support which benefits students and faculty in AddRan College in the areas of professional development and creative activity.

Floyd and Elizabeth McGown Endowed Fund for Excellence was established by Andrew McGown in 2018 in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McGown and supports faculty and student experiential learning and research projects in the Engineering Department in the College of Science & Engineering.

Christine Melody Perseverance Endowment was established in 2019 by Martha and Todd Melody to enable Student Affairs to support student success at Texas Christian University.

Miller Padgett Family Endowment was established by the Padgett Family in 2016 to further elevate teaching and learning in the John V. Roach Honors College.

The Jay and Gail Milner Distinguished Student Journalism Awards Endowment was established in 2011 to enable the Bob Schieffer College of Communication and its department of journalism to annually recognize the work of outstanding student journalists.

Dr. David Minter Chemistry Research Fund was established by Dr. Brent Backburn in honor of Dr. Minter in the College of Science & Engineering to enable the department of chemistry to foster collaborative research efforts between undergraduate students and faculty.

Laurana Rice Mitchelmore Masters Series Fund was established in 2007 in honor of Laurana Rice Mitchelmore ’61. Income from this endowment enables the College of Fine Arts to welcome noted vocalists and accompanists for appearances on campus.

W.A. "Monty and Tex" Moncrief Athletic Endowment was established in 2003 by W.A. “Tex” Moncrief, Jr. to fund operations supporting football.

W.A. "Tex" Moncrief, Jr. Athletic Endowment was established in 1984 by Mr. Moncrief to benefit TCU's football and golf programs.

Wayne & JoAnn Moore Endowed Faculty Fund in the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2016 through the generosity of the Wayne and JoAnn Moore Charitable Foundation to provide support for faculty in the areas of research and professional development.

Mrs. Marcia and Dr. Brady Lee Mootz II Pre-Health Institute Endowed Programming Fund in the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2011 by Dr. and Mrs. Brady Mootz II to support the Pre-Health Professions Institute.

Alma and Robert D. Moreton Award for Research in Nursing in the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences was established in 2000 by Mrs. Alma Moreton '44 in honor of her husband, Dr. Robert D. Moreton.

Clifford E. Murphy Fund for Biology Student Research was established in 2019 to support student research in biology.

Endowed Neeley Inclusive Excellence Fund was established in 2019 by David Frazier to assist students and promote diversity, equity and inclusion for all Neeley students.

Neeley Fellows Program within the Neeley School of Business is funded through an endowment that was established to enhance the three-year business honors program experience.

Neeley Premium Credentials™ Program within the Neeley School of Business is funded through an endowment established by Mike and Marilyn Berry in 2009. The program offers targeted development for undergraduate business students so they can become more marketable leaders.

Neeley School of Business General Endowment was established in 2019 by Betsy and Dick Skorburg to provide support for the Neeley School of Business.

Neeley School Executive-in-Residence was established in 2020 through the generosity of anonymous donors and enables the Neeley School of Business to engage a high-profile senior executive in the life of the Neeley School for an entire semester annually.

Dr. Robert Neilson Chemistry Program Fund was established in 2019 to support the chemistry department's mission.

Nowlan Family Excellence Fund in Entrepreneurship was established in 2014 by Mr. and Mrs. John Nowlan to enable the Neeley School of Business to strengthen its undergraduate entrepreneurship program for students across the Texas Christian University campus.

Kelly and Randy O'Donnell Family International Travel Fund within the College of Fine Arts was established in 2017 by Kelly and Randy O'Donnell in honor of Courtney O'Donnell '17 to help the Department of Design support travel opportunities for interior design students.

O'Hara Family Institute of Ranch Management Endowment was established in 2019 by Linda and John O'Hara to provide operational support to the institute of Ranch Management at Texas Christian University.

W. Jeffrey Paine, Jr. Endowed Fund in Economics was established in 2020 through the generosity of Paula and Jeff Paine and enables the Economics Department to provide programming that enhances the student experience in economics.

Payne Family Endowed Dean's Fund for Excellence was established in 2019 by Robert Payne and Cynthia Crossland Payne to provide financial flexibility for the Dean of the College of Science & Engineering.

Dr. Karyn B. Purvis Fellowship in Developmental Trauma was established in 2014 by Mr. and Mrs. Doug Rock and the RockJensen Foundation to support a professional-in-residence fellowship within the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development.

Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU is an endowment established by Betty and Jerry Ray in 1994 which supports the operations of the Institute.

Rees-Jones Operations Endowment for the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development was established in 2014 by Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Rees-Jones and The Rees-Jones Foundation.


Rees-Jones Scholarship and Training Endowment for the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development
was established in 2014 by Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Rees-Jones and The Rees-Jones Foundation.

Ann Hazelwood Regina Memorial Endowment for History was established in 2012 by Charles and Judy Munnerlyn and Edward Regina to allow the Department of History and Geography to strengthen its programming and the overall educational experience for history majors.

Beverly Yates Reilly Student Experience Fund for Fashion Merchandising was established in 2018 by the Reilly Family and the Reilly Family Foundation in recognition of Beverly’s esteemed professional modeling career with the purpose of providing field experience for fashion merchandising students through participation in the Department’s travel programs.

Dr. Manfred Reinecke Endowed Dean’s Fund for Excellence was established by Dr. Philip C. Bechtel in 2016 to benefit the College of Science and Engineering.

Kay Lynn Curtis Reininger Endowed Fund for Professional Development in Special Education was established in 2013 by Reid Reininger in memory of his wife, Kay. It enables the Alice Neeley Special Education Research and Service (ANSERS) Institute to support professional development activities for special education teachers in Fort Worth and the surrounding area.

Ann L. Rhodes Artist-in-Residence Endowment Fund in the College of Fine Arts was established in 1997 by Ann L. Rhodes of Fort Worth for an artist-in-residence in the Department of Theatre.

Clyde and Mary Richards/Isbell Ritch Ranch Endowment was established in 2019 by William Richards, to provide support for the Field Studies Program within the TCU Ranch Management Program.

Roach Foundation Colloquium Fund was established by the Roach Foundation, Inc, and the Roach Family in 2019 to enable the John V. Roach Honor College to provide an Honors colloquium that exposes students to a well-balanced foundation for an exploration of economic theories and practices through a myriad of perspectives.

John V. Roach Honors College Endowment was established in honor of John V. Roach ’61 in 2007 by Paul and Judy Andrews. The endowment funds development of the Honors College at TCU.

John V. Roach Honors College Board of Visitors Undergraduate Research Fund was established in 2014 by the John V. Roach Honors College Board of Visitors to underwrite costs for senior research projects.

Dr. Tom Rogers, Jr. and Mrs. Joan Rogers Endowed Fund in the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2019 by Joan and Tom Rogers, Jr. to support the Dr. Phil Hartman Endowed Director's Fund for Excellence.

Ryan Family Endowed Fund for Sports Broadcasting in the Bob Schieffer College of Communication was established in 2014 by the Ryan Family Foundation to elevate the capabilities and reputation of the TCU sports broadcasting major.

Salmon International Student Teaching Endowed Fund was established in 2015 by Dr. Martha Hackley Salmon ’66 ’71 and Dr. James A. Salmon to support students who travel to take part in the College of Education’s International Student Teaching Program.

The Ralph W. and Mary Lloyd Sanders Endowment for the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine was established in 2020 through a planned gift from Ralph and Mary Sanders and provides support for the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine.

Sandusky Globalization Fund for Journalism was established in 2017 by Ms. Sue A. Sandusky to enable the Bob Schieffer College of Communication and its department of journalism to help students develop global awareness and competency.

Dorothy and Clarence Scharbauer, Jr. Student Life Fund was established in 1995 by Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Scharbauer, Jr. of Midland to enhance and expand student programs.

Dr. Gregory B. Scheideman and Mrs. Sara S. Scheideman Endowed Fund in the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2019 by Greg and Sara Scheideman to support the Dr. Phil Hartman Endowed Director's Fund for Excellence.

Bob Schieffer College of Communication is funded through an endowment that supports work to educate journalism and strategic communication students.

Dean’s Discretionary Fund for the Bob Schieffer College of Communication was established by Mr. and Mrs. Bob Schieffer to foster the professional development and scholarly work of faculty in order to further distinguish students’ educational experience.

Schildt Family Endowed Dean’s Fund for Excellence was established in 2015 by Susan Schildt ’83 and Tim Schildt ’81 to support student research and special projects in the College of Science & Engineering.

The Robert and Edith Schumacher Funds to Support Entrepreneurship and Innovation were generously provided by the Schumachers to in 2009 to establish TCU as a leader in innovation and entrepreneurship, and in preparing students to lead in a shifting global economy. The executive faculty fellowship is held by Keith Hmieleski and the junior faculty fellowship is held by Ryan Krause.

Bill Shaddock Entrepreneurship Fund was provided by Bill and Kim Shaddock in 2011 to enable the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center to better assist students who attempt to launch or run a new business.

Bill Shaddock Venture Capital Endowed Fund was established in 2014 by Mr. William C. Shaddock to assist students who attempt to launch or run new businesses.

Shoppa's Material Handling Fund was established in 2020 through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. James L. Shoppa and supports the activities of the Center for Supply Chain Innovation in the Neeley School of Business.

Ora M. Shelton Endowment Fund was established in 2012 by the estate of Ora M. Shelton.

Maryrose Short Teaching Excellence Award was established in 2013 by Daniel Short in memory of his wife, Maryrose. It supports an annual award that recognizes teaching excellence within the Department of Accounting.

Marjorie and James Sly Student Entrepreneurs Experience Fund was established in 2015 by Marjorie Sly ’59 to support the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center and Entrepreneurship Club.

Marjorie and James Sly Award for Values & Ventures® was established in 2015 by Marjorie Sly ’59 to support an award in the Richards Barrentine Values & Ventures® Business Plan Competition.

Emmet G. Smith Endowment Fund for Symposia was established in 1999 through the generosity of friends and former students in honor of Emmet G. Smith to further the education of musicians and clergy in the realm of worship.

Sue Wheeler Smith Memorial Fund for Visiting Organists was established in 1979 by Emmet Smith, retired music faculty, and his family and friends in memory of his late wife.

Hosmer B. Stuck Fund for Business Research was established in memory of Mr. Stuck '41 by his widow in 1982 to finance research projects of faculty members in the M.J. Neeley School of Business.

Scott & Joan Sullivan Award Endowment in the Arts was established in 2020 through the generosity of friends and colleagues of in memory of Dean Sullivan and in honor of Joan Sullivan to fund an annual undergraduate award recognizing an upperclassman in the College of Fine Arts for outstanding work, creativity and overall excellence in their field of study.

George and Sue Sumner Library Expansion Fund was established in 1995 by Dr. and Mrs. George Sumner to support the expansion and renovation of the Mary Couts Burnett Library and to offer continued support of the Library program.

Mary Jane and Robert Sunkel Art History Endowment was established in 2001 through the benevolent support of Mary Jane ’55 and Robert Sunkel ’54. The fund’s income supports graduate student research in art history.

Gretchen Swanson Family Foundation Fund in Geology Research was established in 2014 by the Gretchen Swanson Family Foundation to support broad and innovative geological research opportunities for faculty and students.

Swenson Land and Cattle Company Field Studies Endowment was established in 2013 by the Swenson Land and Cattle Company in honor of John Merrill to support field study operations in the TCU Ranch Management program.

Tartaglino Richards Foundation New Ventures Endowed Fund for the Richards Barrentine Values & Ventures® Competition was established by Nancy Tartaglino Richards in 2010 to create and support the Richards Barrentine Values and Ventures® Business Plan Competition.

Gary Tate Graduate Student Fund was established in 2020 through the generosity of Dr. Nancy Myers and enables the TCU English Department to support learning and professional development of graduate students through conference participation and research opportunities.

Taylor Family Endowment for Fashion Merchandising within the College of Fine Arts was established in 2017 by Leah C. Taylor, Thomas W. Taylor '79 and Mary Elizabeth Taylor '12 to enable the Department of Design and Department of Fashion Merchandising  to advance and offer more access to specialized learning opportunities that best prepare and distinguish its fashion merchandising students.

TBA Legacy Endowment was established in 2019 by the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life in the Student Affairs Division to support programmings of the Disciples of Christ Ministry on TCU's campus.

TCU Athletics Excellence Fund was established in 2017 by Lois W. and James D. Kolkhorst to provide financial flexibility for the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics in the TCU Athletics Department, enabling the Director to allocate the needed discretionary funds for each head coach or facility.

TCU Collegiate Recovery Endowed Fund was established in 2019 by Debbie and Tim Agajanian in honor of Jake, Jordan, Charlie and Thomas Agajanian, to enable the TCU Collegiate Recovery Program to provide support to TCU students in recovery or seeking recovery from addiction, enhancing their academic success.

TCU Endowment for Equestrian Excellence was established in 2015 by the David and Christy May family to support the TCU Equestrian Program.

TCU Excellence in Interior Design Fund was established in 2020 through the generosity of an anonymous donor and enables the Department of Interior Design to help interior design students with financial need cover expenses relating to their major.

TCU Horned Frog Marching Band Endowment was established in 2014 by Scot and Trisha Hillman Philipp to support travel expenses incurred by the Horned Frog Marching Band during away games.

Thistlethwaite Family Memorial Travel Grant was established in 2005 by Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite and his family in memory of Aline and Lote Thistlethwaite. The fund enables undergraduate studio art majors to travel for educational purposes to museums, galleries and special exhibitions.

Thompson Family Lab School Research Endowment in 2018 by Mr. and Mrs. Hugh W. Thompson III to provide TCU’s Lab Schools with funding for original and innovative research in the field of special education so that it will have widespread impact and garner increased national recognition for the Lab Schools.

Dr. Nadene J. Tipton and Dr. Roger D. Tipton Endowed Fund in the College of Science & Engineering was established in 2020 by Nadine and Roger Tipton to support the Dr. Phil Hartman Endowed Director's Fund for Excellence.

Tomlinson Student-Athlete Development Fund was established in 2019 from Texas Christian University's portion of the proceeds from the event, "A Night with LT at TCU", on May 16, 2019. This endowed fund provides financial flexibility for the TCU Athletics Director in the TCU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in support of the Student-Athlete Development Program.

Triathlon Endowed Fund was established in 2020 through the generosity of Pamela and Edward Clark to provide operational support for the Women’s Triathlon Program.

Hannah Tutera Endowed Travel Fund for the College of Fine Arts was established in 2014 by Joe and Marian Tutera to support travel opportunities for students studying graphic design.

Laura Tutera Endowed Travel Fund for Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising was established in 2014 by Joe and Marian Tutera to support travel opportunities for students in the Department of Design and Department of Fashion Merchandising in the College of Fine Arts.

University Art Galleries Endowed Fund was established in 2009 by Janet Lewis Peden to provide funding to the Departments of Art and Art History in the College of Fine Arts to help support art galleries at TCU.

van de Beek Family Endowed Fund was established in 2013 by Garen and Sharlyn van de Beek to enable the Bob Schieffer College of Communication to elevate the capabilities and reputation of the Department of Strategic Communication.

Robert Vigeland Accounting Excellence Fund was established in 2015 by Pat Admire ’65 and Sondra Admire ’74, along with other accounting alumni, in honor of Dr. Robert Vigeland to support the Accounting Department in the Neeley School of Business.

Vogel Family Endowed Experimental Learning Fund for Army ROTC was established in 2019 by Lynn Ann and Paul Vogel to help support the TCU Army ROTC Program's participation in regional and/or national cadet activites.

Nadia and Kevin Walgreen Family Endowed Fund for the College of Fine Arts was established in 2014 by Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Walgreen and supports the needs of the studio art program.

Walsh Foundation Sports Broadcasting Endowed Fund was established by the Walsh Foundation in 2010. It enables the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media to better support its sports broadcasting program and give students more opportunities to gain quality work experience.

Dr. Pat Walter Endowed Engineering Fund for Excellence was established in 2017 by Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Enis to help provide flexibility for the Chair of the Department of Engineering in the College of Science & Engineering, allowing for direct and immediate action when unique opportunities arise.

Ward Research Endowment for Nursing was established in 2019 by an estate gift made by Ms. Judith Ward to support faculty and student research in the nursing department.

Wassenich Award for Mentoring in the TCU Community was established in 1998 by Mr. and Mrs. Mark Wassenich of Dallas.

Weaver Endowed Excellence Fund in Accounting was established in 2014 by Weaver and benefits the Neeley School of Business Accounting Department.

Wilson F. Wetzler Endowment for Philosophy was established in 1999 by a planned gift from Dr. Wilson F. Wetzler ’37 to support the Philosophy Department.

J. Vaughn and Evelyne H. Wilson Honors Fellowship was established in 2006 through a bequest of Mr. James V. “Tony” Wilson Jr. ’63. Mr. Wilson named the fellowship in honor of his parents. The fellowship is held by Ron Pitcock.

Women & Gender Studies 25-Year Fund was established in 2020 through the generosity of friends of the Women & Gender Studies Department to support the department’s greatest needs.

Marion C. and F. Peter Zoch III and Family Endowment for the Center for Academic Services was established by Mrs. Marion C. Zoch of Mountain Home, Texas, and her late husband, Peter, in 1997 for annual equipment needs of the Center for Academic Services.