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

The chief academic officer for TCU provides leadership for academic, student and faculty affairs, and manages academic policies.

Engaging academics, impactful life experiences, a culture of inclusion: together, we progressively distinguish the Horned Frog experience as such, within a community where “be kind” is a mantra.

— Provost Dahlberg

As the university’s chief academic officer, Provost Dahlberg oversees the planning, policy, administration, assessment, development and improvement for all of TCU’s academic activities and programs. The Provost works closely with the Chancellor, deans, department chairs, faculty, Trustees and student services to provide vision and leadership to support excellence in teaching, learning and research. She convenes and chairs meetings of the Provost’s Council and University Council. She acts for the Chancellor in his absence.

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