LaDainian Tomlinson has served TCU on the football field as one of the most recognizable and beloved athletes to pass through Fort Worth, as an ambassador for the school throughout his Hall of Fame NFL career, and now as a policy-maker for the University as he takes on his next role, member of the Board of Trustees.
According to TCU:
The Board of Trustees’ responsibility is to help Texas Christian University carry out its mission by establishing policy and developing a long-term strategy for the institution. The primary functions of the Board are twofold: a.) establish and promote the overall strategic direction for the university and b.) hire and evaluate on a regular basis the Chancellor vis-a-vis her/his goals. The Board also undertakes other duties based on current needs or issues under leadership of an annually elected chair.