October 25, 2017 - PASADENA, Texas
The Texas Chiropractic College Board of Regents announced this past week that it has agreed with Dr. Stephen Foster to extend the term of his employment through 2020.
Prior to his extension, Dr. Stephen Foster was officially installed as the fifteenth president of Texas Chiropractic College on November 5, 2016.
Chairman of the Board, Dr. Monte Blue said, "The board unanimously approved the extension of Dr. Foster's contract at our fall board meeting...we are very pleased with the direction TCC is going and credit this progress to Dr. Foster's leadership."
About the President
Dr. Stephen Foster graduated from TCC in 1990 and had a successful practice in Spring, Texas prior to returning to his alma mater in 1994.
As an attending clinician, he accepted the responsibility of passing on his knowledge and developing the clinical skills needed for future doctors of chiropractic. Between 1995 and 2012 Dr. Foster accepted more and more responsibilities in administrative positions. These roles included Student Clinic Director, Clinic Chief of Staff, Director of Clinics, and Director of Clinical Experiences. He was the founding Director of Assessment and Development, establishing TCC’s innovative Assessment Center as the standard in chiropractic education.
In addition to his clinical teaching experience, Dr. Foster has taught numerous courses at TCC and, most recently, has maintained strong relationships with faculty, staff and students as the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost.
Dr. Foster has made it a priority to be an active member of his community, both personally and professionally. A life-long resident of the Gulf Coast area, he attended San Jacinto College for his pre-chiropractic studies prior to enrolling at Texas Chiropractic College. He has served on the board of directors for both the Bridge Over Troubled Waters and the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce. Professionally, he has shared his expertise in chiropractic and chiropractic education authoring numerous publications.
Additionally, Dr. Foster served the profession by serving on numerous national committees including the Test Committee for the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Site Team Academy for the Council on Chiropractic Education, and as an Elected Councilor for the Council on Chiropractic Education.