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TCC Names Dr. Brad McKechnie as New Interim President

PASADENA, Texas - Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) announced Dr. Brad McKechnie, D.C., DACAN as the College’s Interim President effective Monday, April 14, 2014.

Dr. McKechnie’s appointment comes on the heels of an announcement by Dr. R. Fred Zuker, Ph.D. that he would step down as the College’s interim president for health reasons, a position he held for seven months.

As Interim President, Dr. McKechnie will oversee the day-to-day operations of the College. After graduating from TCC in 1985, he served as a faculty member from 1986 to 1996 including various administrative roles as the Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Dean of External Affairs.

“I am excited to be a part of TCC’s future,” said Dr. McKechnie. “Texas Chiropractic College has some of the best students, staff and faculty in chiropractic education and I look forward to working with them every day.”

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Texas Chiropractic College renews academic partnership with Lee College

PASADENA, Texas - Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) renewed an articulation agreement with Lee College Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 to ensure students can continue to easily enroll in the TCC Doctor of Chiropractic program. Presidents from both institutions met at the Lee College campus to re-sign the agreement, which was initially endorsed in fall 2010.  The arrangement allows Lee students who earn 90 undergraduate credit hours, maintain a minimum grade point average in specific science prerequisites and meet TCC requirements to automatically qualify for admission.

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TCC Mission Statement

The mission of Texas Chiropractic College is to provide qualified students a patient-centered educational program leading to the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. The curriculum promotes the development of the student's attitudes, knowledge, and skills required of a chiropractor serving the public as a primary care physician. Operating within the highest levels of professionalism, the college is also committed to serving the needs of the students, the profession and the public through leadership, scholarship, research, patient care and service activities in the field of chiropractic.

Vision Statement

To be recognized for excellence in education, patient-centered chiropractic care and scholarly activity that produces ethical and successful graduates who are prepared to improve the health of society.

Strategic Guiding Principles

  • An emphasis on patient-centered care
  • A balanced curriculum of chiropractic principles and evidence-based approaches to health care
  • A value of the importance of scholarly activity
  • Inter-professional collaboration
  • Responsibility to the profession

Core Values

  • Accountability
  • Collegiality
  • Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Quality
  • Stewardship

Board of Regents, October 2007