This Is AddRan
A Welcoming Community Is Part of Our Tradition
For 150 years, the AddRan College of Liberal Arts has welcomed every undergraduate
student who has come through Texas Christian University. As TCU’s oldest college,
we have a proud tradition of molding students into passionate leaders with the skills
to succeed in their chosen profession.
What Can You Do With a Liberal Arts Degree? Anything.
About Our Students
AddRan students post-graduation:*58% enter the workplace
28% enroll in graduate school
3% join the military
AddRan graduates go on to work at companies like:*
JP Morgan Chase
AddRan graduates attend graduate schools such as:*
The American University of Paris
University of Edinburgh
University of Virginia
“Liberal arts is the front porch of the university. AddRan really is the heart of TCU.”
AddRan Graduates Leading Their Fields
Taking on Modern Challenges Through a Liberal Arts Lens
Telling stories by marrying the liberal arts with the latest digital media technologies
Dedicated to discovering, preserving and promoting the history and culture of the Lone Star State
Tackling pressing urban and metropolitan issues through research and education
Celebrating all languages and cultures to foster cross-cultural understanding
About Our Faculty
Excellence Inside & Outside the Classroom
Teachers & Scholars
TCU faculty members operate under the teacher-scholar model, an idea that holds that undergraduate instruction is just as important as research. AddRan is home to teacher-scholars who are leaders in their fields of study on a national and international level.
In 2019, AddRan teacher-scholars produced:
- 19 books
- 106 referred articles
- 55 book chapters
- 139 poems, book reviews and other creative works
- 258 presentations
Phi Beta Kappa
24 AddRan faculty are members of the TCU chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, more than any other TCU college or unit.
Expert on geographical data visualization using publicly available data
Expert on police-community relations through nonprofit collaborations
Named one of two inaugural National Archives Foundation Cokie Roberts Women’s History Fellows
Named one of the nation's foremost scholars on Black masculinity
Named 2021-2022 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) fellow
Winner of 2022 ISA Foreign Policy Analysis Section’s Distinguished Scholar Award
AddRan College of Liberal Arts is proud to recognize our newest faculty members. As we continue celebrating TCU's 150th anniversary, AddRan's faculty continue to prove that the liberal arts form the core of education at TCU.
AddRan College of Liberal Arts hosted Howard University's Dana A. Williams, Ph.D., to celebrate TCU and AddRan's Sesquicentennial.
AddRan College's Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) and Spanish and Hispanic Studies departments kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with a celebration.
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*Student employment information is self-reported. Includes graduates from June 2020 to December 2021.