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Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., speaks during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 4, 2013. Reed is drafting a proposal that would require college endowments of more than $1 billion to spend at least 25 percent of their profits every year on financial aid. Reeds goal is to help lower tuition costs for students from working-class families.

TCU has $1 billion endowment; Congress wants to know why

Published Mar 20, 2016
Congress is looking into how TCU and 55 other private schools use their endowments of over $1 billion.
Dr. Stuart Flynn, M.D., has been selected as the founding dean of the new TCU and UNTHSC medical school.

TCU, UNTHSC select dean for medical school

Published Mar 17, 2016
Dr. Stuart Flynn, dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, has been named the founding dean of the new M.D. school.
Baker did not have a human resources background when she took over the department in 2013.

Retiring vice chancellor started at the bottom

Published Feb 29, 2016
Karen Baker was hired as a typist for the Neeley School in 1992.
Chancellor Victor Boschini and Dean of Graduate Studies Bonnie Melhart announced that some graduate students can now have three quarters of their health insurance paid for by TCU.

Chancellor Boschini announces grad student insurance benefit

Published Feb 29, 2016
Graduate students can now have three-quarters of their health insurance paid for by TCU.
TCU admissions has 1,619 more applicants than it did at this time last year.

As applications roll in, dean of admission focused on diversity

Published Feb 16, 2016
In addition to welcoming a new class of students in the fall, TCU is also looking forward to growth in diversity.
Lydia Mackay, an adjunct in the theater department, leads her Survey of Theater class in a warmup on Feb. 11.

Inside the life of an adjunct professor

Published Feb 15, 2016
Following a Faculty Senate resolution to increase pay for adjunct instructors, TCU 360 talked to an adjunct about how her role at TCU fits into her career.
Dr. Andrew Ledbetter worked on the study that supported the Faculty Senates resolution.

Faculty Senate recommends increasing adjunct pay

Published Feb 5, 2016
The Faculty Senate passed a resolution on Thursday encouraging to raise adjunct pay by $1,000 per 3-hour course.
Treasurer John Paul Watson talks with other SGA representatives at the Jan. 19 SGA meeting.

SDS to host budget workshop for student organizations

Published Jan 20, 2016
Student Development Services will discuss how to manage an organization's budget, and SGA will discuss how to get funding for the spring semester.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference in Washington on Dec. 16, 2015, following an announcement that the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate by quarter-point, heralding higher lending rates in an economy much sturdier than the one the Fed helped rescue in 2008. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Future borrowers could see higher student loan interest rates

Published Jan 12, 2016
For future student loan borrowers, the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes could impact their monthly payments.
TCU looks to similar institutions for ideas

TCU looks to similar institutions for ideas

Published Dec 3, 2015
Officials are drawing inspiration from universities around the nation to better the campus.
Students are utilizing the new wing of the library to study for upcoming finals.

Students give advice for upcoming finals

Published Dec 1, 2015
Exam season is right around the corner and students are giving advice on the best study spaces and habits.

Live blog: Town hall meeting about new medical school

Published Nov 16, 2015
A faculty/staff town hall meeting will discuss the new TCU/University of North Texas medical school.