Values, Vision and Mission

Core Values
The John V. Roach Honors College encourages its students to develop a deep understanding of the ideals, principles, and beliefs that guide their behavior and shape their decisions. To promote this high level of self-understanding, the John V. Roach Honors College encourages collaboration and values diversity, integrity, equity, empathy, responsibility, and courage.

To be a world-class, values-centered Honors College characterized by critical, creative, cultural and cross-disciplinary inquiry.

Dedicated to enriching the intellectual life of TCU, the John V. Roach Honors College seeks to empower, inspire, and motivate high-achieving students to become leaders in our global society.

To accomplish the mission, the TCU Honors College will:

  1. Promote self-discovery, critical thinking and conscientious understanding of world cultures through rigorous academic endeavors and creative inquiry in the context of big questions, great ideas, and relevant issues that transcend the curriculum.
  2. Offer unique residential, curricular, and co-curricular opportunities, fostering a community of scholars for whom vigorous engagement with local, national, and global communities becomes a way of life.

John V. Roach Honors College
2855 Main Drive
Scharbauer Hall 1016

John V. Roach Honors College
TCU BOX 297022
Fort Worth, TX 76129