Teresa Abi-Nader Dahlberg, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

As the chief academic officer for TCU, the Provost oversees the overall development of all the educational programs.

I am passionate about the role of education to uplift and transform one’s life. Being a provost gives me the opportunity to support TCU students to achieve a highly regarded education and thereby enhance the quality of life for themselves and their families.

— Provost Dahlberg

Provost Teresa Abi-Nader Dahlberg oversees all of TCU’s academic programs and units as the university’s chief academic officer. She provides vision and leadership to support excellence in teaching, learning and research, from the undergraduate level through graduate and doctoral levels. The Provost’s primary focus is to implement TCU’s mission: to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community. Provost Dahlberg does this through leadership and partnership with associate provosts, assistant provosts, deans, Academic Affairs staff, and faculty and student governance. She oversees Faculty Affairs, Undergraduate Affairs, Institutional Effectiveness, Student Success, admissions and enrollment, research and academic planning, budgeting and operations. She convenes and chairs meetings of the Provost’s Council and University Council. She acts for the Chancellor and President in their absence.

Biography Organization and Staff


Units Reporting to the Provost

Colleges and Schools

Academic and Administrative Units

The Provost meets regularly with the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate and the TCU Board of Trustees.


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