Cecil H. and Ida Green Honors Chair

Scientists. Poets. Authors. Actors. Activists. These are just some of the inspirational people featured at TCU over the past 50 years.

Bringing the World to TCU

The Cecil H. and Ida Green Honors Chair program brings scholars and artists of national and international stature to campus for short residencies to:

Stimulate new ideas

Stimulate new ideas

Enrich intellectual exchange

Enrich intellectual exchange

Nurture relations with surrounding communities

Nurture relations with surrounding communities

Green Honors Chairs are hosted by a single school, college or department on a rotating yearly schedule.

Premier Green Honors Chairs appeal to an interdisciplinary audience and are presented twice a year with the support of at least two deans.

Upcoming Green Honors Chairs

Jan. 22-25, 2022
Regina Taylor, Actress and Playwright
Hosted by Department of Theatre, College of Fine Arts


Feb. 23-25, 2022
Jeremy Utley, Hasso Plattner School of Design, Stanford University
“How to Get Breakthrough Ideas”
Hosted by IDEA Factory, School of Interdisciplinary Studies


March 14-16, 2022
Dr. Cathy Malchiodo, a research psychologist, clinical mental health counselor, expressive arts therapist, art therapist, and visual artist 
“Trauma and Art Therapy Solutions”
Hosted by School of Art, College of Fine Arts


Recent Green Honors Chairs

Oct 27-28, 2021
Cynthia Vlasich, a health care executive with over 30 years of global and national leadership experience
TOPICS: The Living Nature of Resilience, The Discovery of Emotional Intelligence, In Search of Leadership
Hosted by TCU Nursing, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Dr. Bettina L. Love

Dr. Bettina L. Love is an award-winning author and Associate Professor of Educational Theory & Practice at the University of Georgia.

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Dr. Sommer Gentry

Dr. Gentry is a senior investigator with the U.S. Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients and professor of mathematics a the United States Naval Academy.

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Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Dr. Muhammad is an award-winning professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard University Kennedy School and the Suzanne Young Murray Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies.

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Past Green Honors Chairs

Notable speakers for the past 10 years.

See Past Green Honors Chairs