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2020-2021 Virtual Town Hall Meetings

Spring 2021

The Future of Our Past

Thursday, March 25, noon

Panelists: Alan Gallay, Ph.D., professor and Lyndon B. Johnson Chair in American History; Alex Hidalgo, Ph.D., associate professor of history, director of undergraduate studies; Brenda Sanders-Wise, executive director, Tarrant County Black Historical & Genealogical Society; Rebecca Sharpless, Ph.D., professor of history

Moderator: William Meier, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of history

“A Dialogue on TCU’s Efforts to Reconcile with Native Americans”

April 1, 4 p.m.

Sponsored by the Race & Reconciliation Initiative

Virtual panel discussion about how TCU can reconcile and develop healthy relationships with Native Americans.

Panelists: Terri Parton, president, Wichita and Affiliated Tribes; Nita Battise, Tribal Council chairperson, Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas; Waylon Honga, former Hualapai Tribal Council member

Moderator: Scott Langston, Ph.D., instructor of religion and liaison, Native American nations and communities


“RRI: First Year Survey Report, Explained”

April 15, 3:30 p.m.

Panelists: Invited Guests, Task Force Co-Chairs

Moderator: Marcellis Perkins


Reconciliation Day

Wednesday, April 21, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

More information to come for this inclusive event for the TCU community to come together to move forward together.

Watch the Ceremony