The office is staffed with individuals dedicated to working with faculty, staff, students, parents, and family members to ensure that each TCU student has an engaging and successful experience during their collegiate time. Our services include:
Student Support and Advocacy
Crisis and Emergency Response
Meet Our Staff
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Campus Life
Mike Russel, Ed.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor Role:To collaborate with and oversee the Health and Wellness units in the Division of Student Affairs; Counseling and Mental Health Center, Alcohol and Drug Education, Health Center, Campus Recreation and Campus Life, as well as Fraternity and Sorority Life.
Dean of Campus Life Role: To assist TCU students with issues that interferes with academic work, to help students respond to personal emergencies, to promote healthy lifestyles, to connect students to campus and community resources and to maintain community and university standards. Helping students make healthy choices is vital as these choices play a crucial role in what students accomplish in the classroom and in life.
Education: Ed.D. in Higher Education from TCU
Favorite Quote: “Sometimes the light’s all shining on me. Other times I can barely see. Lately its occurs to me what a long, strange trip its been.” – Garcia, Lesh, Hunter, Weir
Associate Deans of Campus Life
Glory Z. Robinson
Role: Manage Educational Discipline Process
Education: M.Ed. in Educational Research from Texas Christian University; B.S. in Criminal Justice from Texas Christian University
Favorite Quote: “Today is life- the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today.” –Dale Carnegie
Karen Bell Morgan, Ph.D.
Role: Manage Student Concerns, Student Crises, Student Advocacy
Education: Ph.D. in Health Studies from Texas Woman’s University; Masters of Public Health from UNT Health Science Center; B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from TCU
Favorite Quote: “She believed she could so she did.” -R.S. Grey
Assistant Deans of Campus Life
Role: Case Management
Education: M.S. College Student Personnel, University of Tennessee – Knoxville; B.A. Geography, Bowling Green State University
Favorite Quote: ” The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Mark Twain
Role: Student Advocacy, Crisis Response, Student Conduct
Education: Master of Public Administration from Georgia College & State University; B.S. in History from Jacksonville University
Favorite Quote: “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” –Mark Twain
Nick Whitesell, Ed.D.
Role: Crisis Management, Student Conduct, Student Advocacy
Education: Ed.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership from SMU; M.Ed. in Counseling from University of North Texas; B.S. in Communication Studies from TCU
Favorite Quote: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” -Gandhi
Role: Administrative Support for Discipline Process
Education: Studied Business at Texas A&M Kingsville and Tarrant County Community College
Favorite Quote: “There is nothing new under the sun.”-Ecclesiastes 1:9
Role: Administrative Support
Education: B.A., History from Texas A&M University
Favorite Quote: “Let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” – Galatians 6:9