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TCC News & Events

TCC Names Dr. Brad McKechnie President

PASADENA, Texas – The Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) Board of Regents has named Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN as the institution’s 14th president, after serving as the interim president since April 2014.

An honor graduate of TCC in 1985, Dr. McKechnie returned to his alma mater as an assistant professor in the department of clinical sciences. He also twice served as a dean during his tenure, managing postgraduate education and later overseeing external affairs for the college. In 2009, Dr. McKechnie was named to the TCC Board of Regents and he served on the Board’s Academic Affairs Committee, Postgraduate Committee, and the Finance Committee.

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TCC Names Dr. Stephen A. Foster As Provost

PASADENA, Texas – Brad McKechnie, DC, DACAN, president of Texas Chiropractic College (TCC), is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephen A. Foster, DC, FICC to the position of provost, effective December 8, 2014.

According to Dr. McKechnie, “Dr. Foster’s responsibilities as provost include coordinating TCC’s academic programming, infrastructure and budgetary matters with the president’s office. Dr. Foster will work methodically to administer the resources, training and services that students, faculty and staff need to promote excellence in the education of doctors of chiropractic.”

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TCC Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote excellence in the education of practice-ready doctors of chiropractic who are focused on evidence-informed, patient-centered care; seek new knowledge through scholarship and research; and engage our communities through ongoing service.
-- Approved by Board of Regents, July 19, 2014

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-informed approaches to health care
  • Value the importance of scholarly activity
  • Inter-professional collaboration
  • Professional responsibility and collaboration

Core Values

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